UPDATE: 2/23/2023, 4:32 p.m.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — According to property workers of the Village of White Hall apartment, residents from several units have been displaced after a fire that happened Thursday morning.
One unit was destroyed in the fire, and workers told 12 News that residents of multiple surrounding units will also have to live elsewhere temporarily. They did not give an estimated time that the residents would be displaced or give information on how heavily the surrounding units were damaged.
ORIGINAL: 2/23/2023, 10:09 a.m.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — One apartment at the Village of White Hall was destroyed in a fire Thursday morning.
According to the Marion County 911 log, the fire was reported just before 9:30 a.m. Officials at the scene say that the fire started on the deck, and that the apartment that was destroyed was occupied, but the resident was able to get out of the apartment.
Valley Volunteer Fire Captain told 12 News Reporter Riley Holsinger that the State Fire Marshal is investigating.
No injuries were reported and no roads needed to be closed for the response, according to officials at the Marion County 911 Center.
The Bridgeport, Monongah, Valley, Winfield, Rivesville and Worthington fire departments, the White Hall Police Department, and the Marion County Rescue Squad all responded.
Crews began leaving the scene shortly after 12:15 p.m.
12 News has a crew on the scene working to get more information. Check back later for updates or tune into 12 News First Edition.