Eastern Kanawha County Brush Fire Burns for Hours

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A brush fire burning Wednesday night in the Malden area of eastern Kanawha County was among various fires reported throughout our region.

The Malden fire started early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters at the scene say no homes were in danger, and they were going to let the fire burn itself out.

Investigators say it was started by a leaking gas well. Gusty winds and dry conditions helped fuel the fire.

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