Person killed in Ritchie County fire

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RITCHIE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) A person was killed in a fire early Sunday morning in Ritchie County.

The Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure on Mayberry Run Road in the Cantwell community at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Sunday.

After they arrived, crews were told a family member was unaccounted for. Approximately an hour later, firefighters discovered the family member died.

There's no word yet on the victim's identity or what sparked the blaze.

The West Virginia State Fire Marshal is handling the investigation.