BREAKING: Rescue Officials Fighting Multi-Building Fire In West Virginia

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Fire02MERCER County, W.VA. — An apartment fire in the West Virginia county of Mercer continues to burn out of control, as firefighters from across the area work to contain the blaze.

According to reports, the fire began in a four-story apartment structure that once served as a hotel.

Unconfirmed reports state that the fire has spread to include four buildings, one of which has collapsed, and that law enforcement has an arson suspect in custody.

UPDATE:

“Rte 10 is closed in the Matoaka area due to a large scale structure fire. Plan an alternate route if you must.” — Wyoming County 911

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