UPDATE: One dead after house caught on fire in Wayside


UPDATE 2/10/2020 at 1:44 P.M.:

WAYSIDE, WV (WVNS) — The WV State Fire Marshals Office confirmed that one male died in a house fire that happened late last night. The cause of the fire is still unknown due to severe damage.

The body of the victim was taken to the Office of the State Medical Examiner.


A late night house fire dispatched multiple departments from Summers County.

Summers County dispatchers confirmed the call came in at 11:23 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 to the community of Wayside. They did not confirm any injuries or if anyone was inside the home at the time, but the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office was dispatched to the scene.

Firefighters from Forest Hill, Ballard, and Talcott responded.

Details are limited, so stick with 59 News as this story continues to develop.

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