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Morgantown Fire Department Responds to Second-Alarm Fire on Edgehill Street
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - At approximately 3:45 p.m. on Dec. 20, a structure fire was reported at 44 Edgehill Street in Greenmont. Morgantown firefighters arrived to find smoke and fire showing from the second-story of a single family dwelling and called for a 2nd Alarm.
At approximately 4:17 p.m. the fire was brought under control. Damages to the structure were estimated to be $75,000. There were no injuries to firefighters. The owner was home but was able to escape without injury. The owner rescued one cat, but another cat was unaccounted for.
Morgantown Fire Marshals have determined the fire was caused by burning incense that came into contact with combustible materials.