LATEST: Victims identified in deadly Pocahontas County fire

2:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 UPDATE:

Deputies in Pocahontas County have released the names of two people who were caught in a fire at a home in Hillsboro, WV on Wednesday.

Cathy Cordle, 64, was killed in the blaze.  Her husband, Arvile Cordle, was seriously injured.  He is in the burn unit at a hospital in Huntington, WV.  

According to the Chief Deputy, it was an electrical fire.  The cause of the blaze has been ruled as accidental. 


HILLSBORO, WV (WVNS) -- Crews from two fire departments were called to a fire in Hillsboro, WV on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018.  The call came in at around 12:19 p.m.

According to dispatchers, firefighters from Hillsboro and Marlinton were called to the scene.  They added there was one fatality connected to the fire.  There is no word on who the victim is or what led to that person's death.

Crews were still on the scene at around 2 p.m.  The West Virginia Fire Marshal has been called to investigate the fire.

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