A family is safe after their house caught fire on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Firefighters said it happened on Edray Road in Marlinton around 5 a.m. They told 59News the family reported the fire started in a bedroom. Crews said they contained the fire to that room, but there is significant heat and smoke damage throughout the house.
The Marlinton Fire Department, Hillsboro Fire Department and the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Ambulance responded. A firefighter at Marlinton Fire Department said the fire may have started from an electrical problem, but the cause is still undetermined. No injuries have been reported.