CHARLESTON. WV (WOWK) – Charleston fire crews are working to combat a house fire that broke out around 4:45 a.m. Friday morning, Oct. 23.
The fire began in an abandoned house on Roosevelt Avenue in Kanawha City and spread to a neighboring home with residents inside. The family of six living in the neighboring house made it out alive along with their eight dogs and five cats.
Fire crews say an open gas line hindered their progress. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.