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Marlinton Fire Rekindles as Residents Work to Pick Up the Pieces

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MARLINTON -

A fire in the town of Marlinton, rekindles, bringing firefighters back to the scene.

The Pocahontas County community lost 50 percent of its business district in the fire which started early Sunday morning.

It took 30 different fire departments to battle the flames from five counties in southern West Virginia.

More than a dozen families are now without a home and at least seven businesses are destroyed.

In an effort to help displaced families get back on their feet, donations in the form of checks or money orders can be made to: 

Marlinton Fire
c/o Pendleton Community Bank
P. O. Box 87
Marlinton WV 24954