UPDATE | Home deemed total loss after early morning fire

Published: Apr. 10, 2021 at 9:48 AM EDT
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UPDATE 04/10/2021 @ 1:10 P.M.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Firefighters tell WSAZ an early morning fire in Kanawha County is a total loss.

Officials say it appears the fire started in the living room. The home is a total loss.

The Malden Fire Volunteer Fire Department got the call at 5:38 a.m. Saturday.

While people did live at the home, no one was inside the home at the time of the fire.

The fire remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY 04/10/2021 @ 9:48 A.M.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The Malden Volunteer Fire Department spent Saturday morning battling fames on George’s Creed Drive.

Firefighters got the call at 5:38 a.m. Saturday for reports of a structure fire.

No injuries were reported, according to Metro 911 dispatchers.

Firefighters cleared the scene just before 8:00 a.m. Saturday, but were called back out to the scene a little after 9:00 a.m. for a re-kindle of the home.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ the home is believed to be unoccupied.

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