Homeowner injured in Moundsville fire, house ruled ‘total loss’

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MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (WTRF) – A house fire in Moundsville has been ruled a total loss by local officials.

Moundsville Police received a call about a residence fire at 233 Curtis Avenue around 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to officials, the homeowner sustained burns from the blaze. He was taken to a local hospital with burn injuries.

Firefighters reportedly had the fire under control within an hour.

Authorities say a wood-burning stove could have caused the fire. The incident is under investigation.

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