All lanes of U.S. Route 60 reopened after fire at salvage business

Published: Jul. 22, 2022 at 11:31 AM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Several cars caught fire at a business along Route 60 Friday morning.

Randy Gue, owner of Gue’s Auto Service and Salvage, said the incident began with a shorted started. He tells WSAZ.com shortly after gas nearby caught on fire.

As flames spread, Gue said they pulled the vehicle out of the garage, but that caused a car parked outside to catch on fire.

Gue said they have only been at this location for a month. He also owns a salvage yard on Route 2.

Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Barboursville Volunteer Fire Department, Ohio River Road Fire Department, West Virginia State Police, and Cabell County EMS all responded.

No injuries were reported.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

Update 11:52 a.m. | All lanes of U.S. Route 60 have reopened following a vehicle fire.

A car caught fire in a garage and spread to another nearby vehicle just before 10:45 Friday morning.

Firefighters and first responders are still on scene.

Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Barboursville Volunteer Fire Department, and Ohio River Road Fire Department, the West Virginia State Police, and Cabell County EMS responded.

No injuries were reported.

At this time, it’s unclear how long the WB lanes will remain closed.

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A portion of US 60 is shut down before the lunchtime rush hour.

A car caught fire in a garage and spread to another nearby vehicle.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com that the fire broke out just before 10:45 Friday morning near the 29th exit.

No injuries were reported.

At this time, it’s unclear how long the WB lanes will remain closed.

This is a developing story.

Keep checking the WSAZ app.

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