Crews battle Kanawha County fire

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UPDATE: 11:50 a.m. Feb. 26: The investigation into the cause of a fire in Jefferson is ongoing.

Captain of the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department Corey Smith says the fire was reported just before 6 p.m. at an unoccupied house in the 6700 block of MacCorkle Avenue in Jefferson. No one was inside at the time. No one was injured and a cause has not been determined.

A detached garage behind the house was heavily damaged, according to Smith. It took crews nearly four hours to put out the fire.


KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Fire crews were busy battling a fire in Kanawha County.

The fire was reported just before 6 p.m. Thursday near Aqua Pro Hot Tub in the Jefferson area.

All lanes of Maccorkle Avenue eastbound were shut down near Aqua Pro Hot Tub while crews worked to extinguish the blaze.

The building was abandoned. No injuries have been reported at this time.

The Jefferson and West Side Volunteer Fire Departments responded.

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