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Fatal fire under investigation in Raleigh County

FAIRDALE, W.Va. (WVVA) One person is dead after a fatal fire in Raleigh County on Monday night.

According to dispatchers, the call came in as a house fire on Berry Lane in Fairdale just after 6 p.m.

A representative with the state fire marshal's office was able to confirm a 73-year-old man was killed in the fire. They do not believe anyone else was inside at the time.

Right now, investigators said it is too early in their investigation to say what caused the fire.

The Trap Hill, Lester, Coal River Vol. fire departments responded.

The Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. and JanCare Ambulance also responded.

The incident is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal.

WVVA News will provide updates as they become available.

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Annie Moore

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