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Crews battle early morning fire in Glen Daniel

Local - 12/26/2013 12:48 PM

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GLEN DANIEL - Four area fire departments battled an early morning fire in in Glen Daniel on Thursday.

Dispatchers said it happened just before 1:00 a.m. at an apartment building at 876 Coal River Road in Glen Daniel. They said the initial call came in as a possible entrapment, but when firefighters arrived everyone had made it out safely. 

A fire official told Newswatch a Lester firefighter had slight burns on his head and neck and was treated at the scene. His condition is unknown at this time. 

Residents said three families lived in the building. They said no one was hurt but a cat is missing. Stick with Newswatch for reaction from residents, coming up tonight.

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UPDATE: 12/26/13, 7:08 a.m.

GLEN DANIEL - A roadway in Glen Daniel is blocked for several hours as crews battle an early morning fire.

Dispatchers said it happened just before 1:00 a.m. at an apartment building at 876 Coal River Road in Glen Daniel. They said the initial call came in as a possible entrapment, but when firefighters arrived everyone had made it out safely. 

Trap Hill E.M.S. responded but no one was sent to the hospital. Trap Hill, Lester, Coal River and Clear Creek Fire Departments also responded to the scene. All of the fire departments had cleared the scene by 5:45 a.m.

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ORIGINAL: 12/26/13, 3:41 a.m.

GLEN DANIEL - Crews are on-scene at an early morning fire in Raleigh County.

Dispatchers said it happened just before 1:00 a.m. at an apartment building at 876 Coal River Road in Glen Daniel. They said the initial call came in as a possible entrapment, but when firefighters arrived everyone had made it out safely. 

Trap Hill E.M.S. responded but no one was sent to the hospital. Trap Hill, Lester, Coal River and Clear Creek Fire Departments also responded to the scene. The roadway in that area is shut down.

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