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One injured in house fire off Hooker Hollow Road

Staff Writer
Mineral Daily News-Tribune
One person was injured in a fire Wednesday evening that damaged a room in this Hooker Hollow residence.

By Liz Beavers

lbeavers@newstribune.info

Tribune Managing Editor

KEYSER - One person was injured Wednesday evening when fire broke out at a residence on the E&R Path off Hooker Hollow Road near Keyser.

According to the New Creek Fire Department, the injured party - an occupant of the house - was transported to WVU Potomac Valley Hospital.

When firefighters arrived following the 7:33 p.m. alarm, fire was showing on the second floor of the house. They were able to keep the fire contained to one room, but the entire second floor sustained heat and smoke damage.

Cause of the blaze is unknown at this time, but is not suspicious in nature.

In addition to New Creek, other companies on the scene included Keyser, Fountain, Burlington, Potomac No. 2 from Westernport, and Bloomington.

West Virginia State Police and the Mineral County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the scene.