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OAK HILL (WVVA) -- Nine fire crews were able to clear the scene of a large scrap yard fire by 12:15 a.m. Saturday morning.

This was almost five hours after they initially responded. 

The fire was at the scrap yard in the Lochgelly area of Oak Hill.  Homes surrounding the property were evacuated as a precaution because several propane tanks are on the property.

EMS say they transported one person to the hospital to treat burns.

Investigators are following up on the cause, but they say it does not seem to be suspicious at this time. 

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OAK HILL (WVVA) - A fire at a scrap yard is now under control.  The blaze started around 7:30 Friday night at a scrap yard in the Lochgelly area in Oak Hill.

A total of nine fire crews responded to the fire, as well as the Fayette County Sheriff's Department and the West Virginia State Police.  Homes in the area were evacuated as a precaution after propane tanks and oxygen bottles were found on the scrap yard property.

 

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OAK HILL (WVVA) - A fire at a scrap yard in the Lochgelly area in Oak hill is prompting fire crews to evacuate surrounding homes.

911 dispatchers received a call around 7:30 Friday night of a fire at a junk yard.  Crews decided to evacuate some surrounding homes as a precaution after learning there are propane tanks on the property.

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