UPDATE | 3-year-old child killed in apartment fire

Published: Nov. 24, 2020 at 5:49 AM EST
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UPDATE 11/24/2020 @ 8:07 a.m.

KISTLER, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A little boy died in an apartment fire Tuesday morning.

It happened at an eight-unit apartment building on Buffalo Creek Road.

The Buffalo Creek Volunteer Fire Department says the boy was only 3 years old.

Investigators with the Fire Marshal’s office say the boy lived with his grandmother and another young child.

The grandmother was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning and was later released.

One neighbor in the area says the young boy was full of personality despite his young age.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Officials say the grandmother and the other young child are with family members.

The apartment building was destroyed.

UPDATE 11/24/2020 @ 6:30 a.m.

KISTLER, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office confirms one person has died in a fire in Kistler, West Virginia.

It happened on the 1200 block of Buffalo Creek Road.

It’s still unclear if there were any other injuries.

WSAZ has a crew on the way to the scene.

Keep checking for updates.

KISTLER, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Buffalo Creek Road is closed as crews battle a fire Tuesday morning.

Logan County dispatchers said the fire broke out in the 1200 block of Buffalo Creek Road early Tuesday morning.

The Buffalo Creek Volunteer Fire Department is responding.

Details are very limited, and it’s unclear if there are any injuries.

This is a developing story. Keep checking for updates.

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