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Flood-damaged home burns down in Bull Creek

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PANTHER, W. Va (WVVA)-- A man whose house was moved from its foundation during high water in Bull Creek early Thursday morning, has even worse problems Friday.

Denver Hunt woke up to find his house burned to the ground. He tells us he's not sure what happened.

On Thursday, we toured his home, slipping on the mud coating the floors. It washed off its foundation during the flooding, ruining the structure and most of his possession.

But as of Friday morning any hope he had of salvaging anything from the place he's called "home" for nearly 20 years, is gone.

We asked him how he's dealing with all this. He said, "I just deal with it as it comes. Yes I do."

He said his strength and help comes from God, and the people around him. "Without my neighbors I don't think I'd make it through," he said. "They've been good to me."

Hunt tells us he did manage to remove some clothing at a television on Thursday. He says the power was still on but he has no idea if the fire was electrical in origin.

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