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UPDATE(2:10 p.m. on Feb. 12, 2022): Four people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, according to Dunbar Fire Department officials. There were no other injuries or deaths reported.
One of our reporters spoke with a resident that was taken to the hospital and they say they are doing well.
Officials say the fire started at the front door of the apartment building and was put out quickly.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
DUNBAR, WV (WOWK) — Several people were taken to the hospital following an apartment fire in Dunbar this morning.
Metro 911 officials confirm that they received a call about an apartment fire in Dunbar around 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 12, 2022.
They say that “several” people were taken to the hospital, but were unable to confirm how many or the extent of the injuries.
The Dunbar Fire Department, the South Charleston Fire Department and Kanawha County Ambulance responded to the fire.
The scene was cleared around 7:30 a.m., according to dispatchers.