UPDATE | Crews battle massive house fire in Hurricane

Firefighters are battling a massive house fire on Laxon Lane in Hurricane.
Firefighters are battling a massive house fire on Laxon Lane in Hurricane.(Hurricane Fire Department)
Published: Mar. 4, 2021 at 2:28 AM EST
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UPDATE 3/4/21 @ 11:09 a.m.

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Several departments responded to a large structure fire.

According to Hurricane Fire & Rescue, it happened around 1:20 Thursday morning along Laxon Lane.

When crews arrived, they found a fully involved 7,000 square feet+ single family home. Firefighters contained the fire at 3:40 a.m.

Investigators say those inside the home were able to get out and weren’t hurt.

The house is a total loss with an estimated value of more than $1 million.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Officials say the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s office has been notified.

The Teays Valley Fire Department, Culloden Volunteer Fire Department, Winfield Vounteer Fire Department, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, Hurricane Police Department and Putnam County EMS also responded.

The American Red Cross was called in to help the family.

ORIGINAL STORY 3/4/21 @ 2:28 a.m.

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Firefighters are battling a massive house fire on Laxon Ln. in Hurricane.

The call came in around 1:45 Thursday morning.

Putnam County 911 tells us the house was up in flames when firefighters got there.

The Hurricane fire chief says the family that lives in the home as well as all of their pets got out safely and so far there haven’t been any injuries.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

This is a developing story.

Keep checking for the latest updates.

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