UPDATE (10:23 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14): A man is in custody after allegedly setting fire to a building in the Harts area of Lincoln County on Monday.

According to a criminal complaint, William Lusher was arrested and charged with second-degree arson after he was seen on video allegedly leaving the scene of a structure fire at the former LT Jones Store building on McClellan Highway.

UPDATE (8:43 p.m. on Monday, March 13): Crews on the scene tell 13 News that the abandoned building that caught on fire used to be the L T Jones General Store. The building was there for around 100 years.

They say the fire is contained.

The Main Harts, Harts, Guyan River, Chapmanville, West Hamlin and Lake Volunteer Fire Departments responded as well as Lincoln County EMS.

HARTS, WV (WOWK) – Emergency crews are working to put out a fire at an abandoned building in Lincoln County.

According to the Harts Volunteer Fire Department, a fire broke out at an abandoned commercial building in Harts around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon along Route 10, also known as the McClellan Highway. Lincoln County dispatchers say the building is near the fire department.

Dispatchers and firefighters say this is not the first time a fire has started at the building. The Harts VFD tells WOWK 13 News that West Virginia State Police have taken one person into custody in connection to the fire.

This is a developing story, and WOWK 13 News has a crew heading to the scene. We will update this article as more information becomes available.