UPDATE: Uspshur County house destroyed in fire

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 1:38pm

UPSHUR COUNTY — According to Upshur County officials, 3 fire departments were needed to contain the blaze.

Firefighters tell KFXK, the home was destroyed.

Upshur County fire officials tell KFXK, they have crews on the scene of a structure fire on FM 1795, west of Gilmer. They say it is about halfway between Lemon Rd. and Red Maple Rd.

Authorities say the structure is 50% involved.

No word yet on whether there are any injuries involved or if there was anybody in the structure when the fire began.

Here is a map of the approximate location (from Google Maps):


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