No One Hurt as House Near St. Clairsville Burns

A fire on Jug Run Road in the Provident area north of St. Clairsville was quickly extinguished Tuesday evening. The fire started in a crawl space beneath the home, but Cumberland Trail Fire Chief John Slavik said he is not sure what started the blaze. Because of that, the fire is under investigation, he said. There were no injuries, but firefighters had to bust out the home’s windows to gain entrance. Cumberland Trail, Barton, Neffs and Martins Ferry fire departments responded to the scene along with the St. Clairsville and Richland Township police departments.

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