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Fully engulfed fire on Millstone Drive in Mabscott

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MABSCOTT, WV (WVVA) -

A home is fully engulfed in flames in Raleigh County.

According to dispatchers the call came in a little before 11 Wednesday night of a fire at 411 Millstone Drive. 

Neighbors reported hearing a loud explosion when the fire began.  Mabscott Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tim Zutaut believes the fire originated from a pickup truck that backfired in the garage.

The two people inside the home were able to escape the blaze safely.  According to witnesses, a neighbor was able to go inside the home and rescue the couple's cat.

Mabscott, Sophia Area, Sophia City, and Beaver Fire Departments and Jan Care Ambulance Service were all dispatched to the scene.

The fire was put out just after midnight.

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