Ross County Sheriff George Lavender reports his office is investigating a fatal fire from approximately 3am, Friday, in the 1100 block of Spud Run Road. The home was totally engulfed in flames when deputies arrived on the scene.

Several area fire departments were dispatched to put out the fire.

Authorities say the body of 81-year-old Nevada Bond was discovered inside the house and was sent to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for autopsy.

The Ross County Coroner was called to the scene as well as the State Fire Marshall’s Office.