94-year-old dies after house fire in Annandale

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It has been a brutal last few days for dozens of people in our area, impacted by fires.

Early Friday morning, 94-year-old Lewis C. Spessard was found dead inside an Annandale, Va. home.

Firefighters responded to a report of a fire around 4:20 a.m. in the 4900 block of Columbia Road. Fire officials say nearly 60 firefighters battled the fire. 

The victim's wife was able to escape.

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The cause of the fire is still under investigation.