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UPDATE: Fire Damages Home in Pinch, Two Firefighters Hurt

UPDATE 8/5/13 @ 8 a.m.
PINCH, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two firefighters were hurt when they were trying to put out a fire in Kanawha County.

The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. Monday at a home in the 3400 block of Coopers Creek Road in Pinch.

C.W. Sigman with Emergency Management for Kanawha County tells WSAZ.com three adults and a child were in the home at the time of the fire, but they all got out safely. One of the adults told firefighters he heard glass breaking and when he got up to investigate the noise, he saw the fire and got everyone out.

Two firefighters from the Sissonville Volunteer Fire Department were hurt when a ceiling collapsed on them while working on the fire, according to Sigman. One of the firefighters was able to get out pretty quickly, but he went back in with another six or seven firefighters to help the other get out.

Both firefighters refused medical treatment at the scene, according to Sigman.

The home was built in the 1800s. Sigman says the house suffered serious damage.

No word on what started the fire.

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ORIGINAL STORY
Charleston, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the Coopers Creek area of Charleston.

Dispatchers say the call came in about 3:30 a.m. Monday at a home in the 3400 block of Coopers Creek Road. They told WSAZ.com the house is not vacant, but there was no word if anyone was home at the time of the fire or if there were any injuries.

It's unknown what caused the fire to start.

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