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Fire destroys McDowell County home


POWHATAN (WVVA) - A home in the McDowell County community of Powhatan was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning.

Crews from the Northfork and Keystone fire departments -- as well as the McDowell County Ambulance Service -- responded to the scene around 7 a.m.

Eric Graham, assistant chief with the Northfork Fire Department, tells WVVA News the home was occupied at the time of the fire. One person was treated for smoke inhalation.

The home was a complete loss.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.


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