Officials identify the body in Weirton structure fire


UPDATE 7-15-2019 (3:15 PM): The WV Fire Marshall has completed its investigation of the structure fire and have identified the body of the person inside.

62 years old Christina Chanoski has been identified.

Weirton Fire Chief did say that the case will remain open at this present time. Stay with WTRF.COM for more updates.

WEIRTON, W.Va. (WTRF) — Emergency crews responded to a fatal structure fire in Weirton early Sunday morning.

Weirton Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire at 4109 Washington Street around 3:27 a.m.

Officials say the house was occupied at the time of the fire and have reported one fatality.

The victim’s name has not been released at this time.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Fire Marshal.

Stay with 7News for updates.

Credit: Chipp Weigel, Weirton resident

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