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Fire reported in Wood County

Traffic stopped on Emerson Avenue
Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 10:37 AM EDT
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UDATE: 8/04/2021, 4:00 P.M.

WOOD COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) - A fire was reported on Wallace Road near Emerson Avenue in Wood County around 9:45 Wednesday morning.

According to the Waverly Fire Department, crews wrapped up their work at the scene at 2:56 P.M. the cause of the fire is still under investigation, and the Wood County fire investigation team is assisting.

The residents of the home escaped the fire after smoke traveled through the vents. They used a bedroom window to exit the house.

WTAP will continue to provide updates as additional information becomes available.

ORIGINAL STORY: 8/04/2021, 10:37 A.M.

WOOD COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) - A fire was reported on Wallace Road near Emerson Avenue in Wood County around 9:45 Wednesday morning.

Dispatchers with the Wood County 911 Center said traffic has been shut down on Emerson so crews can access a fire hydrant.

The Waverly, Deerwalk, Williamstown, and Vienna fire departments are on scene.

WTAP has a reporter heading there. Stick with us as we learn more.

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