Multiple departments respond to Sunday night fire in Upshur County


An Upshur County home was heavily damaged after a fire broke out on Sunday evening. 

It happened just after 6:00 on River Avenue-Morgan Addition in Buckhannon. 

Lieutenant Brian Elmore of the Buckhannon Fire Department said no one was home at the time, but they were able to save a dog and a rabbit inside the home. 

The State Fire Marshal will be called to investigate the cause, but it is not believed to be suspicious. 

The Adrian Fire Department, Washington District Volunteer Fire Department and Ellamore Volunteer Fire Department were on scene as well as Upshur County EMS and the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department. 

We are working to get more details. Stay with 12 News for any updates. 

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