Crews extinguish fire, Rt. 250 remains shut down
METZ, W.Va (WDTV) - STORY UPDATE (3/16/23 at 6:10 p.m.)
Officials with the Marion County 911 Center said a brush fire that led to Rt. 250 being closed has been put out.
However, there is no word on when the road will be reopened.
Officials said it started as a vehicle fire that spread to a structure, which in turn grew into a brush fire.
Crews have been on the scene since around 4 p.m.
No one has been taken to the hospital from the blaze, officials said.
ORIGINAL STORY (3/16/23 at 5 p.m.)
Emergency crews responded to a fire in Marion County Thursday afternoon.
Crews responded to the fire off of Rt. 250, or Husky Highway, near Big Run Rd. in Metz around 3 p.m., according to the Marion County 911 Center.
No injuries have been reported at this time.
5 News has a reporter heading to the scene.
This is a developing story. Stick with 5 News for updates.
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