Vienna woman's home unlivable after fire

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 06/19/17 10:55 A.M.

A Vienna woman escaped serious injury in a fire Sunday afternoon, but her home is now unlivable.

The blaze at 2817 14th Ave., broke out about 4:30 p.m.

A Vienna Fire Department spokesman says a neighbor noticed the side of the house was on fire and called 911.

The spokesman says the woman living in the home smelled smoke, saw the fire and ran out of the house.

She was taken to Camden Clark Medical Center to be checked out but was released.

The spokesman says she's currently staying with family members.

The spokesman says the fire started in the attic and was the result of an electrical problem.

The fire was contained to the attic and one room. However, the home sustained smoke and water damage.

The Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the scene.


A Vienna home caught fire a little after 4:30 Sunday evening.

Firefighters say it happened on 14th Avenue. They say a neighbor noticed the side of the house was on fire.

Firefighters say the flames were limited to one room. It was put out by about 5:20 p.m.

The home does have smoke damage. Investigators say at this time, the cause is unclear.



 
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