One person transported following trailer fire in Monongalia County


Crews responded to a trailer fire on McCartney Avenue in Morgantown around 4:30 Tuesday evening.

According to Captain Russel McElroy of the Brookehaven Fire Department, when firefighters arrived on scene, the trailer was completely engulfed in flames.

It is reported to have been the result of an explosion.

A man was transported to Ruby Memorial Hosipital for burn treatment.

Fire departments from Brookehaven, Star City and Cheat Lake responded to the scene.

The Morgantown Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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