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Firefighters battle flames near hillside

Two homes caught fire Saturday afternoon in Institute.
Two homes caught fire Saturday afternoon in Institute.(wsaz)
Published: Nov. 27, 2021 at 3:50 PM EST
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INSTITUTE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Fire Chief Chris Moyers says two abandoned homes caught fire around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday in Institute on Stover Road.

They suspect squatters were staying inside the home.

Crews are working to keep the blaze contained before it spreads to the hillside. West Side and Tyler Mountain Fire Departments assisted.

Keep checking back for more details as information becomes available.

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