ALBRIGHT, W.Va. (WBOY) — A Preston County home was destroyed in an early morning fire on Tuesday.
It happened just before 6 a.m. on Sugar Valley Road, according to the Albright Volunteer Fire Department. It shared a picture of the fully-involved fire, completely engulfed in smoke and flames.
Everyone inside was able to get out of the house safely, according to the Albright Fire Department.
The Kingwood, Bruceton, Terra Alta, and Friendsville Fire Departments also assisted in the response.
When it comes to house fires, the WV State Fire Marshal’s office warned Friday that winter is the most dangerous time of the year. It also shared a series of safety tips for reducing fire risk while heating your home. The warnings came after a series of three fatal fires throughout the state, which resulted in four deaths, including an elderly woman in Shinnston.