Blacksburg Arson Investigation

On July 15, 2017, Blacksburg Police Department along with the Blacksburg Fire Department responded to the 500 block of Patrick Henry Drive in reference to a fire at the Old Blacksburg High School.

During the course of the police investigation, it became evident that the fire was intentionally set. The Police Department has begun an investigation into the suspected arson. The total extent of damage to the vacant building has not been determined at this point.

The investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Blacksburg Police Department
at 540-961-1150, or they may anonymously contact the Tip Line at 540-961-1819 or by email at