Crews are battling a structure fire on 6th Street in Parkersburg

6th Street fire
Published: Nov. 16, 2023 at 6:39 PM EST
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One was person transported to the hospital due to a leg injury.

According to the Fire Chief the fire started on the porch of the apartments and traveled up the wall into the attic.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.


The Parkersburg Fire Department is battling a structure fire on 6th street.

Authorities received a call at 5:43 p.m. about a structure fire on the 500 block of 6th street, according to Wood County Dispatch.

Dispatch asks everyone to avoid the area, if possible, so crews can work.

Agencies that responded include the Parkersburg Fire Department, St. Joseph’s Ambulance Services, and Belpre EMS.

We will continue to provide updates as they become available.