UPDATE: 1 person dead following structure fire in Flemington


UPDATE (February 7, 2020 10:52 p.m.):

FLEMINGTON, W.Va. – According to officials with the Flemington Fire Department, one person is dead following a structure fire that happened on Friday afternoon.

Flemington Fire Captain, Jeffery Marshall, said that the fire is being investigated by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal.

There is no word yet on the name of the deceased or the cause of this fire.

Stay with 12 News as we will continue to provide the latest information on this developing story.

ORIGINAL (February 7, 2020 4:59 p.m.):

FLEMINGTON, W.Va. — Multiple fire crews have responded to a working structure fire in Flemington.

According to the Harrison County 911 Communications Center, the blaze was reported at 4:20 p.m. on Friday. the Flemington, Grafton and Boothsville volunteer fire departments, as well as the Bridgeport Fire Department, responded to the scene to find a working fire on Simpson Road in Flemington, according to the comm center.

While no injuries have been reported, Flemington EMS is currently on scene in the event something were to happen while fire crews suppress the blaze, comm center officials said.

Stay with 12 News for more updates to the story.

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