EDITOR’S NOTE: Corrected Newtown to Red Jacket.

UPDATE (11/7/23, 3:05 p.m.) – The Mingo County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed a female fatality in the Red Jacket apartment fire.

MINGO COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A fire broke out at a Red Jacket residence Tuesday morning.

According to Mingo County Dispatch, the fire was reported at Creekwood Apartments around 6:20 a.m.

Matewan, Delbarton and Beech Creek VFDs and EMS were on scene.

Deputies with the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department and investigators with the State Fire Marshall are working on the investigation.