Fire departments at Chapmanville and Henlawson responded to two fires July 27 and successfully extinguished both structures without report of injuries to civilians or fire fighters.
A fire in the early morning hours of Monday July 27 on Brushy Fork Road forced a road closure as it took crews from two departments around two hours to extinguish.
Assistant Fire Chief of the Henlawson Volunteer Fire Department Tim Granger reports upon arrival, crews discovered the home was fully involved in flames.
The home was a total loss; however, no injuries to civilians or firefighters were reported. The home owners were not home at the time of the fire.
The cause of the fire is still unknown at this time and the state fire marshall is currently investigating.
The Henlawson and Chapmanville Fire Departments were also called to a second fire July 27.
Around 12:30 p.m., both fire departments responded to a fully involved structure fire at Sunshine Circle in Chapmanville on reports that a person was trapped inside.
Upon arrival, it was determined that the structure was unoccupied and crews battled the fire for around two hours. Again,the state fire marshall is investigating and the cause of the second fire is unknown.