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Crews battle fire in WVSU dorm room

Crews battled a fire in a West Virginia State University dorm room Friday evening
Crews battled a fire in a West Virginia State University dorm room Friday evening(station)
Published: Nov. 26, 2021 at 9:15 PM EST
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INSTITUTE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Multiple fire departments fought a fire in a West Virginia State University dorm room Friday evening.

Fire officials in Institute say the fire happened around 6:30 p.m..

It was reported on the dormitory’s third floor by campus police officers.

After a thorough investigation, the cause of the fire was due to a faulty heater in an unoccupied dorm room.

Institute, Dunbar, West Side, and Tyler Mountain Fire Departments responded to the scene.

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