By GREG JORDAN
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Volunteer firefighters were dispatched Friday evening after a structure fire was reported at Howery Road off Kegley School Road.
Mercer County 911 alerted local fire departments at approximately 8:50 p.m. The East River Volunteer Fire Department, Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department, Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department were sent to the scene along with the Princeton Rescue Squad, according to a 911 dispatcher.
Firefighters reported that flames were showing from the single-story home’s roof when they arrived on the scene. The home’s occupants had left the structure, a 911 dispatcher said.
The firefighters on the scene were not available for additional comment Friday evening.