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Elderly man escapes serious injury in house fire

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HINTON (WVVA) - An elderly Summers County man suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out in his home Monday.

Firefighters from the Summers County Volunteer Fire Department, Jumping Branch and Talcott responded to the fire on Tug Creek Road shortly before noon.

An 80-year-old inside suffered minor injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.

The home suffered minor damage and was salvageable. Firefighters believe the fire began in the living room, but a cause has not been determined.

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