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Firefighters Battle Huntington House Fire, WV Route 2 Back Open
Reported by: Michelle Carroll
Web Producer: Michelle Carroll, Bethany Simmons
Reported: Jan. 11, 2012 6:02 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 11, 2012 10:12 AM EST
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
Two firefighters are recovering after an early morning house fire in Huntington.
It happened around 4:30 Wednesday morning on Prospect Street in the Guyandotte area.
We're told one firefighter was overcome by smoke, another received burns. Firefighters tell us that the people who lived in that home had some many belongings that it was difficult for emergency crews to gain entrance inside that residence.
Firefighters are still on the scene as of 10am -- as that fire has been rekindling throughout the morning. No one was home when the fire started. Dispatchers say WV Route 2 is back open.
Firefighters are still on the scene of a house fire that started about three hours ago in the Guyandotte area of Huntington.
Dispatchers tell us it happened around 4:30 Wednesday morning in the 300 block of Prospect Street. We're told numerous trucks responded to the scene. Dispatchers tell us that Bridge Street is closed at this time. You are asked to avoid the area.
Firefighters responded to a house on fire on Prospect Street early this morning.
Dispatchers tell us that it was fully engulfed.
Everyone that was at the house got out safely.
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