Fire damages vacant Piedmont home

Liz Beavers
Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Smoke pours from the attic of 28 E. Fairview St. in Piedmont Friday.

PIEDMONT - No one was injured Friday afternoon when a vacant home burned on Fairview Street in Piedmont.

Tri-Towns Volunteer Fire chief T.J. Bradley said they were alerted to the fire at 28 E. Fairview St. at 2:54 p.m. and found smoke rolling from the attic and fire showing in the rear of the home.

“It took approximately 50 firefighters about 25 minutes to get the fire under control,” he said.

Fire heavily damaged the attic area of this vacant home on Fairview Street in Piedmont Friday.

Cause of the fire is under investigation, and Bradley said he did not know the identity of the property owner.

Firefighters from Potomac Company No. 2 (Westernport), Bloomington, Barton, Goodwill (Lonaconing), Midland, Keyser, Fountain and Ridgeley responded to the scene.

Liz Beavers is managing editor of the Mineral Daily News Tribune and can be reached at