Officials: Woman Dies Following Fire at Lynchburg Home

Lynchburg, VA - The Lynchburg Fire Marshal's Office says the woman injured in Thursday morning's fire on Polk Street has passed away.

Crews were called to the home about 7 a.m. for a report of someone being on fire.

Officials say Mary Hart, 77, lived there by herself. They say she was trying to get warm by her stove when her clothing caught on fire.

EMS crews took her to the hospital where she passed away Thursday.