Firefighters respond to early morning house fire in Jefferson County

  • Source: WTOV-9 Steubenville
  • Published: 02/08/2019 04:51 AM

Firefighters battled an early morning fire in Jefferson County. The call came in around 6 o’clock for a structure fire along County Road 74 in Mingo Junction. The home was vacant, but there was still power to the structure, according to Chief Jeff Winland of the Hillndale Fire Department. “When the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department got there, he said the power line was by the meter box and was on fire going up the wall, so I'm assuming it was electrical,” Winland said. There were no fire hydrants in the area, so crews relied on tanker trucks from Wintersville and Brilliant.



Comments

We welcome comments from registered users. Comments are solely the responsibility of those who post them; their viewpoints are not endorsed by the Daily Dispatch and DailyDispatch.com. (read more)
Highlight
ship name
no comments have been added


FREE QUICK SUBSCRIBE
Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe