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Man dies in Braxton County, WV house fire

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BRAXTON COUNTY, WV -

Investigators are searching for the cause of an early morning fire on Runnion Ridge that took the life of a 42-year-old man and destroyed two homes. 

Fire crews were called out about 5 a.m. on Tuesday.  Despite the efforts of first responders, the homes were lost. 

Authorities say three lived inside the home but only two made it out.  When fire crews arrived they found the home on fire and it quickly spread to a mobile home next to it.  Families in the mobile home helped the others get to safety, according to authorities.

Those living in the house and mobile home are related however no identities have been released.

The state fire marshal is investigating.