Morgantown Fire Department Responds to 2nd Alarm Fire on Richwood Avenue
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - At approximately 7:55 p.m. on Nov. 9, the Morgantown Fire Department was dispatched to a confirmed structure fire at 829 Richwood Avenue. Firefighters arrived to find flames showing from a window and quickly brought the fire under control within 5 minutes.
The fire caused an estimated $20,000 in damages to the vacant, one-story house. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters. Investigators have determined that the structure was recently occupied by unauthorized inhabitants, and the fire is now under further investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Morgantown Arson Hotline at 304-225-3586.