Multiple departments respond to apartment fire in Fairlea

Greenbrier County
Fairlea apartment fire

UPDATE as of May 25th at 1:00AM: Crews are working to reopen one lane of 219 South.

Assistant Fire Chief with Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department, Gary Workman, said all of the people living in the apartment complex were safely accounted for.

Rhema Christian Center in Fairlea opened its doors to give those who lost their apartments a place to stay for the night.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is now handling the investigation into what caused the fire to start.


FAIRLEA, WV (WVNS) — Multiple departments responded to a fire at an apartment complex in Greenbrier County on Thursday, May 24. 

It happened at Perrine Apartments in Fairlea around 9:30 p.m. According to emergency dispatchers, a portion of Route 219 near the apartment complex was closed due to the fire.

Crews from Fairlea, Lewisburg, Ronceverte, Frankford, White Sulphur Springs, Rainelle and Alderson Fire Departments responded to the scene.

White Sulphur Springs EMS, Greenbrier County EMS, West Virginia State Police, the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department and Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management were on scene as well.

No injuries have been reported at this time. 

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