UPDATE: Firefighters Battle House Fire in Wayne County

UPDATE 8/6/13 @ 8 a.m.
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A six bedroom house was destroyed in a fire near Lavalette in Wayne County early Tuesday morning.

The fire on Warren Road was reported about 2:30 a.m.

Captain Rob Rice with the Lavalette Volunteer FD says a neighbor reported the fire. Rice says the house was fully involved in fire when they got on the scene.

The homeowner tells WSAZ.com that he and his wife were camping when the fire started. He says an electrical problem with too many things plugged into a surge protector may have started the fire.

Firefighters have not said what started the fire.

A neighboring house suffered minor heat damage from the fire.



ORIGINAL STORY 8/6/13 @ 6:50 a.m.
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The cause of a fire that destroyed a house near Lavalette is under investigation.

Dispatchers received a call about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday about the fire at a home on Route 75 at Donna Heights, which is located about four miles from Lavalette.

Firefighters say no one was home at the time and that the house was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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