UPDATE: Fire on structure, two vehicles in Oak Hill ‘under control’

Fayette County
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OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — 3/4/2021 9 a.m. UPDATE: More details on the fire are coming in to our newsroom.

Fayette County dispatchers said the call came at 8:20 a.m. for a structure fire on Summerlee Avenue in Oak Hill. Along with firefighters from Oak Hill, Mount Hope, and Fayetteville, Oak Hill Police responded to the scene, who reported two vehicles were also on fire.

First responders confirmed there were people inside the building and they were later evacuated. One person was taken to the hospital, injuries are unknown at this time.

As of 9 a.m., dispatchers said the fire is ‘under control.’ However, the scene is still active, with Summerlee Avenue, North Street, and Church Street closed at this time.

The reason for the fire is not yet known.

Stick with 59News as this story continues to develop.


OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — 3/4/2021 8:45 a.m. ORIGINAL STORY: First responders from multiple departments are battling a structure fire in Fayette County.

Dispatchers got the first calls Thursday morning, March 4, 2021 for a structure fire in the Oak Hill area. Firefighters from multiple departments in the county are there.

Details on exact location, possible occupants, and road closures are unknown at this time.

Stick with 59News as this story continues to develop.

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