UPDATE: Crews Quickly Extinguish Parkersburg House Fire

By: Cyndi Murray Email
By: Cyndi Murray Email

UPDATE: 4/19/2012 12:12 AM

Investigators believe a child playing with matches sparked a Wednesday night house fire in Parkersburg.

The extend of the damage is still unknown.

A home on George Street in Parkersburg caught fire Wednesday night.

Parkersburg firefighters responded shortly before midnight and were able to knock out the flames quickly.

The fire, which was contained to an upstairs room in the house, was completely extinguished by 12:20 a.m., according to 911 Dispatchers.

No injuries were reported.

The cause is still under investigation.

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