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Firefighters faced temperature extremes to battle blaze in Beckley

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Crews were called to the scene of a house fire in Raleigh County Monday night.  They were still on the scene of the fire more than 13 hours later.

Emergency dispatchers said flames broke out of a home on Teel Road in the Maxwell Hill Area of Beckley.

According to crews on scene, two people were inside the home when the fire broke out.  Firefighters said that neighbors were able to get into the home and rescue the elderly couple who lived there.  There were no injuries.

Beckley Fire and Police Departments arrived to the scene along with Jan Care Ambulance.  It is believed that the fire may have been started by chicken being fried.