UPDATE: Fire Destroys Woman's House in Milton

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

UPDATE 2/1/13 @ 10 a.m.
MILTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman was able to escape a fire that destroyed her home early Friday morning.

Firefighters were called to the 900-block of Harrison Street in Milton about 6 a.m. Friday.

The homeowner’s daughter tells WSAZ.com her mom smelled smoke and got out of the house. She said it was a neighbor who called 911.

Family members believe the fire started in the living room, and could be related to a circuit that overloaded and then caught the curtains on fire.

Investigators have not released how the fire started.

The Red Cross was called to help.

The siding on a neighboring house was damaged by the fire.

The Milton Fire Department responded to the fire



ORIGINAL STORY 2/1/13 @ 9:15 a.m.
MILTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- An early morning fire severely damaged a house in Milton

Firefighters were called to the 900-block of Harrison Street about 6 a.m. Friday.

The woman who lived in the house got out okay.

There is no word on what caused the fire.

The fire also damaged the siding of a neighboring house.

We have a crew at the scene.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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