Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 28, 2014

McDowell County church destroyed by fire

IAEGER — A church was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning in McDowell County.

Firefighters responded to High Knob Church on Coon Branch Road in Iaeger around 3:20 a.m., Ieager Volunteer Fire Department Chief Paul Hare said.

“When we arrived the church was fully engulfed in flames along with another building that housed the kitchen and dining hall that was also destroyed,” Hare said. The Bradshaw Volunteer Fire Department assisted in helping put out the fire. No injuries were reported, Hare said. The state fire marshal has been contacted to investigate the cause of the fire.

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