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Fire ravages Jane Lew apartment building, residents displaced

The fire started around 4 p.m. Thursday at the Jane Lew Manor Apartments on Trolley St.
Published: Sep. 30, 2021 at 5:11 PM EDT
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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Fire crews responded a significant fire at an apartment building in Jane Lew.

The fire started around 4 p.m. Thursday at the Jane Lew Manor Apartments on Trolley St.

Several fire crews were on the scene, as well as law enforcement and paramedics.

The fire was still burning as of 5 p.m., and a large portion of the roof had collapsed.

Smoke was billowing through the streets, and could be seen from miles away.

Fire officials tell 5 News everyone made it out of the building safely.

Dozens of people, many of whom were residents, were gathered in the area watching the blaze.

It’s unclear at this time what caused the fire, and the fire is under investigation.

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