All Nine Apartment Fire Victims Identified

  • The names of all nine victims killed in an apartment fire in Huntington over the weekend have been released (click on pictures to enlarge):
    • Ben Lucas, 19 (Marshall University student)
    • Angel Lucas, 17 -- Lincoln County
    • Quintin Lucas, 14 -- Lincoln County
      (all three were siblings)
    • Mary Biss, 68
    • Beatrice Devora Yancy, 45
    • Seth Justus, 7
    • Ann Justus-Saleh, 41 (Seth's mother)
    • Joseph Szilvasi (age unknown, originally from Hinton, W.Va.)
    • Joseph Briar Harmon, 40

    The three siblings that died in the fire were on the phone with their mother while the fire consumed their apartment. NewsChannel 3's Carrie Cline talked with their parents about those final agonizing moments.



    Click the video link above to watch Carrie Cline's entire story.

    CLICK HERE for more information about the fire and the investigation.


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