Mike Wilbur

WV APPARATUS CRASH RESPONDING TO STRUCTURE FIRE

A New Martinsville Fire Department truck was involved in an accident while responding to a fire Thursday evening.

It happened at the intersection of Route 2 and Russel Avenue in New Martinsville, just south of the New Martinsville Bridge.

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The fire truck and another vehicle were involved in the crash.

According to emergency responders, two people from the passenger vehicle were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

No firefighters were reported injured.

The fire truck was headed to a fire in Proctor, West Virginia.

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Authorities tell NEWS9 that the fire happened on Proctor Creek Road.

Everyone inside the home was able to escape, including a dog.

The house burnt to the ground and is being considered a total loss.

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