Crews battle two fires just blocks apart

Huntington Fire Department crews battled two house fires Thursday night -- both just blocks apart.
Published: May. 24, 2023 at 9:36 PM EDT
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UPDATE 5/24/23 @ 10:15 p.m.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Huntington Fire Department crews are on the scene of a second fire late Thursday night -- just blocks away from the scene of another fire in the 900 block of 20th Street, according to Cabell County 911 dispatchers.

The second fire was reported around 10 p.m. near the intersection of 9th Avenue and 24th Street. It’s unknown if it’s an occupied home, but witnesses reported seeing people running out, dispatchers said. The house in the first fire was reported as abandoned.

There are no immediate reports of injuries.

The Huntington Police Department is at the scene for traffic control.

There is no word now about a cause.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest.


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A fire broke out Thursday night at an abandoned house along the 900 block of 20th Street in Huntington, West Virginia, according to dispatchers.

They say the call first came in around 9 p.m.

Dispatchers have confirmed the structure is engulfed and that Huntington Fire Department crews are on the scene.

WSAZ has a crew at the scene. Keep checking the WSAZ app for more details.