UPDATE (11:43 p.m. on Thursday, April 27): Officials say there were no injuries as a result of the back-to-back house fires Thursday morning.

According to the Huntington Police Department, the fire that happened along Davis Street is the only incident being investigated as arson. There’s no word yet on any possible suspects or if an arrest has been made.

Huntington Fire Chief Greg Fuller says he cannot make any comments at this time. However, he did say they have “all hands on deck” investigating the causes and any criminal activity.

The agencies involved include the Huntington Fire Department, West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office, and Huntington Police Department.

Chief Fuller is also encouraging anyone with any information on possible arson cases, to contact the West Virginia State Fire Marshal ARSON Hotline at 1-800-233-3473 (FIRE).


HUNTINGTON, WV. (WOWK) – A busy morning today for Huntington firefighters as they battled 3 different fires in a period of around 6 hours.

Cabell County Dispatch tells us the first fire broke out at an abandoned home just after midnight. It took crews several hours to battle the flames along the 100 block of Davis Street. No one was injured. Huntington Police are investigating the fire as arson.

The second fire broke out along 9th Avenue around 2:00 a.m. Dispatch says it was a small porch fire and this home was also abandoned.

Crews battled the third fire at a home for several hours. It ignited along Charleston Avenue around 3:00 a.m. There is no word on the cause of the fire.

We’ll continue to keep you updated on this developing story.