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House Fire Reported in Charleston

UPDATE @ 4:05 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Fire investigators are still trying to figure out what caused an early morning fire in Charleston.

The fire was reported at 7:00 a.m. at 1525 Rambler Road.

Firefighters tell WSAZ.com the fire had been burning for a while and burned a hole in the floor.

Investigators spent several hours at the scene trying to figure out the cause.

The homeowner was not home at the time of the fire, because she was in the hospital. Firefighters say they are still waiting to talk to her.

Oakwood Road between Bridge Road and Observatory Road was closed for a couple of hours because a hose was across the road.



UPDATE @ 7:50 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a house fire in the South Hills area of Charleston.

The fire was reported at 7:00 a.m. at 1525 Rambler Road.

Firefighters tell WSAZ.com the fire had been burning for a while and burned a hole in the floor.

Investigators say the fire started in the front part of the house.

An elderly woman lives in the home, but she hasn't been seen for a day or so. Firefighters searched the home, but no one was inside the home at the time of the fire.

The home suffered significant damage.

Oakwood Road between Bridge Road and Observatory Road is closed because a hose is across the road.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in Charleston.

The fire was reported at 7:00 a.m. along Rambler Road.

Kanawha County 911 Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com firefighters are still working to get the fire out.

No other information is available.

We have a crew at the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for more.


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