Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Local News

September 9, 2012

Fire departments respond to fully involved structure fire

MATOAKA — Three fire departments are on the scene of a fully involved structure fire in Mercer County.

The fire began at a residence on Blevins Lane off of Route 10 in the Lake Bottom area at approximately 2 p.m. Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief John Sommers said the structure was occupied, but all of the residents were able to get out safely.  The home was a total loss.

The Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department, East River Volunteer Fire Department and Bluestone Valley Volunteer Fire Department were all dispatched to the scene.

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