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Crews respond to early morning house fire in Mercer County

UPDATE: Fire destroys home in Bluefield

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UPDATE 11/13/2017 @ 7:30 PM 

Investigators are looking into the cause of a early morning house fire in Bluefield. 

The call to dispatch came in around 3:30 early Monday morning (November 13, 2017) at a home on Frederick Street. 

Bluefield Fire Department, along with Bluewell and Green Valley Fire Departments responded to the scene. 

Bluefield Fire Department Captain Richard Hodge said the house was 75 to 80-percent involved when they arrived.   "We got water on it very quickly within two minutes of arrival," Hodge said. "We started putting water on exposures and held it to minor damage to both exposures."

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshals office.

59 News will continue to update this story as it develops.


MERCER COUNTY, W. Va (WVNS) --  Firefighters in Mercer County are currently at the scene of a house fire.

The 911 call came in around 330 this morning at a home on Frederick Street in Bluefield.

Bluefield Fire Department, along with fire departments from Bluewell and Green Valley are on the scene.

Firefighters said the house was fully involved when they arrived on the scene. 

Stick with 59 News on this developing story. 

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