BECKLEY (WVVA) - An early-morning house fire forced a Raleigh County family from their home Tuesday morning.
Fire crews responded to the call on Woodlawn Avenue around 3:30 a.m.
Officials say the fire appears accidental -- a lamp was sitting too close to combustibles in the family's fish tank.
The home suffered moderate to significant damage, mostly in the attic area.
BECKLEY (WVVA) -- Fire crews are on scene of a house fire in Raleigh County.
Dispatchers say the call came in around 3a.m. for a home on Woodlawn Ave. in Beckley.
Details are still developing. WVVA will have more information as it comes available.
More than 80 people have been indicted by the latest grand jury Mercer County; including a man charged with a murder that happened 45 years ago.
The Fayette County Board of Education has released a statement regarding threatening messages circulating on social media.
A program that has been in the state for a decade has now made its way to Mercer County. Saturday at the Mercer Mall, there was a launch party for the Imagination Library.
Fire crews in Mercer County rushed to the scene of an electrical fire in Bluefield Saturday night.
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Dominion Energy recently gave a grant to a charity in McDowell County. Big Creek People in Action provides many services to the area.
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