PARKERSBURG -- Several stations from around the city responded to a three-story structure fire on Oak Street Wednedsday.
Seven units from five stations responded to 1724 Oak Street to battle a three-story apartment fire.
Fire Chief Eric Chichester said there were at least two injuries to residents, including one who was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation and burns.
Seven units from five stations responded to a fire this morning in Oak Street in Parkersburg.
The fire started sometime around 10 a.m. on the second or third floor of a house that had been converted into apartments. Chichester said it took units about 20 minutes to get the fire under control. He said in addition to firefighthers, police, code enforcement and off-duty firefighters were utilized in the effort.
Officials will be on scene for the next few hours inspecting the area trying to determine the cause of the blaze and the amount of damage. Fire inspector Tim Flinn said the damage was "extensive."
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