Fire Destroys Home in Lincoln County

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

UPDATE 10/24/12 @ 7:55 a.m.
LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A mom and her two kids lost everything in a house fire in Lincoln County.

The fire was along Route 34 near the Putnam County line, not far from Route 3. It was reported just after 5 a.m. Tuesday.

WSAZ.com is told the family was not home when the fire stated.

Hamlin Fire Chief Bobby Stickler says the kids were at their father’s house. Stickler says investigators are still looking for their mom. He says she was not at the house when the fire started.

No word on how the fire started. The Fire Marshal has been called to the scene to investigate.

Firefighters from Hamlin, Griffithsville and Putnam County were called in to fight the fire.

We have a crew on the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY 10/24/12 6:56 a.m.
LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A portion of Route 34 is down to just one lane in Lincoln County due to a house fire.

It's near the Putnam County line not far from Route 3.

We're told no one was home when the fire stated..

Firefighters from Hamlin, Griffithsville and Putnam County are involved in fighting the fire.

We have a crew on the scene gathering information.

Be sure to check back at WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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