Kanawha County’s Station 2 Pinch Volunteer Fire Department, Station 3 Malden VFD, Station 27 WVANG were dispatched for a reported house in Area 2 on Beech Street in the Meadowbrook Area. Pinch Engine 21 arrived at the scene with a fully involved house fire, Malden Engine 32 caught the hydrant at Meadowbrook Drive and laid in 900 feet of four-inch supply line. Crews worked for about an hour to extinguish the blaze. The fire is considered to be suspicious due to the house being vacant for sometime. The investigation was turned over to the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office. Units that responded were Pinch Engine 21, Squad 2, Utility 25, Malden Engine 32, Utility 3, WVANG Engine 274 and KCEAA 149.

– Fire News photo by AC Bradley ‘Sparky’ Scott, Malden VFD