(07/02/2013)

Firefighters Tom Crouser and OJ Little of the Elizabeth/Wirt
VFD perform an entrance attack to combat a home structure
fire the morning of July 1 in Elizabeth (Bo Wriston Photo)

Quick action by the Elizabeth/Wirt Volunteer Fire Department quickly doused a fire in Elizabeth Monday morning, after a UPS driver spotted smoke coming from a Washington Street dwelling.

No one was home when the fire erupted.

Wirt County EMS Paramedic Duane Miller administers oxygen
to a small Chihuahua held by Wirt County Sheriff D. Keith
Wilson. The puppy was rescued by firefighters of the Elizabeth/
Wirt VFD from the home structure fire (Bo Wriston Photo)

Firemen indicated the cause of the fire was likely electrical, flames were confined to one room.

The Elizabeth-Wirt VFD responded to gas compressor or well fire near Burning Springs Sunday morning, the Grantsville VFD was called for assistance, but returned to station.


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