West Virginia News

Friday, July 19, 2019

Thirteen injured in two crashes in Nicholas County

Firefighters said two wrecks in the Summersville area Thursday in Nicholas County injured 13 people, including 10 in one of the crashes. Ten people were transported to Summerville Regional Medical Center after a two-vehicle crash that was reported about noon at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Northside Drive near Merchants Walk in Summersville. Members of the Wilderness VFD responded to assist the Summersville Fire Department and found a van and sport utility vehicle had been involved in a crash. Flames were showing from the van. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames. The Wilderness VFD assisted the Summersville Fire Department with a head-on, two-vehicle crash on Webster Road near Gino’s. Three patients were treated and transported to Summerville Regional Medical Center, where they were reported to be in stable condition.
WCHS-TV ABC 8 Charleston

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Morgantown Fire Department responds to apartment fire following fireworks accident

The Morgantown Fire Department responded to an apartment fire late Wednesday morning following a fireworks accident. According to a release from the Morgantown Fire Department, firefighters received a call for a fire at an apartment located in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Morgantown at 11:50 a.m. Upon arriving on scene, firefighters said they discovered a small fire in the eave area of the porch. The cause of the fire was an accident involving fireworks, according to the release. Firefighters said one person was transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Fire crews remained on scene for approximately 45 minutes, according to the release. Firefighters said the Morgantwon Fire Marshals Division handled the investigation and damage to the apartment is estimated to be under $500.
WBOY-TV NBC/ABC 12 Clarksburg

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