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Woman Dies in Christmas Eve Fire

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JUMPING BRANCH– A West Virginia woman has died and a man has been injured following a house fire on Christmas Eve.

Media report Jumping Branch Fire Chief Eric Jeffries said firefighters arrived at the home in Summers County on Saturday morning to find it already fully engulfed in flames.

Officials haven’t release the name of the woman who died or of the man who suffered burn wounds in the blaze.

The West Virginia Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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