Multiple structure fires broke out in Beaver in the early morning hours of Friday, April 29, 2016. Firefighters were first called to a mobile home on 5th Street just after midnight, according to dispatchers. While responding, two more fires started on 6th Street and Aberham Court.
In total, eight fire departments were called to the scene. The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department also responded. According to the West Virginia Fire Marshal’s office, the cause of the fires are undetermined, but it is under investigation. Anyone with information about the fires is asked to contact the West Virginia Arson Hotline at 1-800-233-3473.