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Fire damages Clay County sawmill overnight

CLAY, W.Va. — Members of at least four volunteer fire departments in Clay County are on the scene of a fire today at a local sawmill.

The blaze was reported just a little after midnight at Pierson Lumber sawmill just outside of Clay. The Clay, Lizemores, Newton, and Big Otter Volunteer Fire Departments have been on the scene this morning.

Officials say the fire was contained, but crews have remained on the scene throughout the morning to mop up hot spots.

No word on a cause and there are no reports of any injuries.

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