PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 12/20/19 6:10 P.M.
One person is dead in a late afternoon fire at home in the 900 block of Lakeview Drive in Parkersburg, according to Fire Chief Jason Matthews.
The fire broke out about 5 p.m.
Parkersburg firefighters are at the scene.
We'll have more information as it becomes available.
ORIGINAL STORY: 12/20/19
Parkersburg firefighters are at the scene of a structure fire reported late Friday afternoon in the 900 block of Lakeview Drive.
It happened about 5:15 p.m.
A dispatch supervisor at the Wood County 911 center said flames were visible when firefighters arrived and that crews were checking to see if anyone was inside.
We have a reporter at the scene and will have updates online and during WTAP News @ 6 as more information becomes available.