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Flaggy Meadow Home Total Loss After Fire

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The Mannington Volunteer Fire Department is still investigating the cause of a fire that burnt a Marion County home to the ground on Friday, November 16.

Fire departments responded to the fire on Flaggy Meadow Road around 9 a.m. Friday.

Assistant Fire Chief Paul Tennant said six people were living inside of the house and everyone made it out safely.

Home owner Mark Riggs said he heard a pop in the bathroom and when he went to see what it was, the bathroom was already in flames.

The fire rekindled around 4 p.m. Friday.

The cause of the pop is still unknown.

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Several Marion County Fire Departments responded to a fire at a house on Flaggy Meadow Road in Mannington that happened around 9 a.m. Friday.

Six people were currently living there and the house was declared a total loss, said to Paul Tennant, Assistant Fire Chief of the Mannington Volunteer Fire Department. Everyone got out of the house safely. The owner of the house, Mark Riggs, heard a pop in the bathroom and that's where he said the fire started.

There were cats living inside the house and dogs outside, but all the animals are safe.

The gas and electricity were still connected inside the house, but the cause of the fire is unknown, said Tennant.

The Farmington VFD, Barrackville VFD and the Worthington VFD all responded to the scene.

The fire rekindled Friday afternoon.