Preston County Fire Departments Respond to Raccoon Valley Road Fire
Several Preston County fire departments responded to the scene of a house fire on Raccoon Valley Road in Tunnelton.
The fire started just before 11 a.m. Monday, according to Preston County 911. The homeowner told firefighters that he was building a fire in a wood stove when he added fuel to the fire and it ignited. The man said he had to dive out of a window to escape the fire.
He sustained minor burns to his hands and arms.
Officials said the house was a total loss.
The Newburg, Fellowsville, Kingwood and Tunnelton Fire Departments responded to the scene. Mountaineer Ambulance also responded to the scene.
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