Fire Destroys Upshur County Mobile Home


Fire destroyed a mobile home in Upshur County Tuesday morning.

Firefighters from the Banks District, Adrian Community and Selbyville Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched shortly after 10 a.m. to Natural Bridge Road in French Creek.  They remained on scene for nearly three hours.

Upshur County EMS was also dispatched to the fire, where they examined and released an adult who suffered slight injuries from the fire.

The home is considered a total loss, but the cause of the blaze has yet to be determined. According to the Banks District Volunteer Fire Department, the fire is not suspicious.

The West Virginia Region of the American Red Cross was contacted, and a disaster specialist was dispatched to the scene from the Elkins’ office to assist the family.

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