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Chimney fire spreads into walls of house in Charleston, WV; causes road closure

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CHARLESTON, WV -

Crews are investigating a house fire in Charleston, WV.

According to dispatchers, it happened in the area of 101 Wesley Court at 4:09 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14.

Dispatchers say the call initially came in as a chimney fire, but when crews got to the scene, they found that the fire had spread to the walls of the house.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire or the extent of damage to the house is not yet known.

Coal River Road in the area of Wesley Court was shut down in both lanes, but has since re-opened.