U.S. 60 reopens after fire in Jefferson area

Published: Feb. 20, 2020 at 12:03 AM EST
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UPDATE 2/20/20 @4:16 a.m.

All lanes of Rt. 60 have re-opened after a fire early Thursday morning in the Jefferson area of Kanawha County.

The fire was in a vacant apartment building just west of the Jefferson Motel in the 6200 block of MacCorkle Ave. SW.

No one was injured. The cause of the fire is unknown.

The westbound lanes of U.S. 60 are closed early Thursday morning due to a fire near the Jefferson Motel, Metro 911 dispatchers say.

It was reported shortly before midnight in the 6200 block of MacCorkle Avenue Southwest, also known as Route 60.

Dispatchers say the building that caught fire was a vacant structure on the west side of the Jefferson motel.

Crews from several departments are at the scene.

The cause is unknown at this time. It's also unknown how long U.S. 60 will be closed in that area.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.