No cause in fatal Mason County fire

MASON, W.Va. — Investigators with the state Fire Marshal’s Office have ruled the cause of a fatal fire in Mason County to be undetermined.

The Tuesday blaze in the community of Mason claimed the life of a 72-year old man. The victim’s name was not released.

Investigators say while the cause could not be officially determined, they believe smoking with the use of home oxygen likely contributed to the fire.

It is unknown if the blaze in the community of Mason had any working smoke detectors.

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