UPDATE — OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — J&B Bar is a total loss after an early morning fire Wednesday on Dallas Pike Road.
Ohio County EMA Director Lou Vargo tells 7NEWS at the scene that the fire started a little after 5 AM.
He says no one was inside the bar at the time of the fire and there are no injuries.
Multiple crews responded, including Triadelphia, Bethlehem, Dallas Pike VFD, West Alexander, Valley Grove, and Ohio County Sheriff deputies.
While the fire was contained within an hour, crews are still on scene putting out hot spots.
There were heavy fire conditions when we first arrived and the units came.Lou Vargo, Ohio Co. EMS Director
They made an interior TAC reaction when they went into the building and knocked the fire down.
This is a business here in Ohio County that has been serving the public since 1977, so you always hate to see it anytime this happens to a local business or homeowners house.
Triadelphia will lead the investigation into the cause of the fire.
The J&B Bar is owned by the Orum family and has been in operation since 1977.
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The location is reportedly at/near JB’s Bar on 3754 Dallas Pike Road.
Fire Departments are responding at this time.
Details are very limited.
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