Bristol, Va. emergency crews respond to attempted suicide and house fire


BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – Bristol, Virginia Police, Fire, and EMS are on the scene of attempted suicide and house fire on Bristol View Drive.

According to BVPD Capt. Maynard Ratcliff, a woman attempted suicide but did not succeed. It is also believed that she was the one who set the house on fire.

Emergency crews remain on the scene, working to put the fire out.

Sgt. Steve Crawford told a News Channel 11 crew that the woman was taken to a hospital. Her injuries and condition is unknown at this time.

Few details are being released after a reported house fire in Bristol, Virginia. The Bristol Virginia Professional Firefighters Association posted online that one patient was found and taken immediately to a local hospital.

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