GASSAWAY, W.Va. — Investigators with the state Fire Marshal’s Office say there were no working smoke alarms in the house that burned down Thursday in Braxton County that claimed three lives.
Investigators released the ages of the victims Friday. They included a 58-year-old woman, a 27-year-old man and a 26-year-old man. Two other people who suffered burn injuries continue to be treated at the West Penn Burn Center in Pittsburgh.
The Fire Marshal’s Office said the cause of the fire is currently undetermined.
The house along Route 4 near Gassaway was full of flames when firefighters arrived on scene at shortly after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.