Brush Fire Burns Three Homes, Leaves Man Dead

Brush Fire Burns Three Homes, Leaves Man Dead

21 February 2011

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Family members have confirmed with 59 News that it was Kenny Pack who died inside his home Saturday afternoon.


One man is dead, and an investigation is underway, after a house caught fire. It was one of three homes that burned causing a brush fire in Summers County. It all happened around 2 p.m. in the area of Bridge Street in Hinton.

According to West Virginia Fire Marshals, the man was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Charleston for further investigation.

Wind is said to have played a major factor in the incident.


According to Summers County 911 dispatchers the call of a house fire came in right before 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

It happened at a home on Bridge Street in Hinton.

Four fire departments responded including: Hinton, Jumping Branch, Summers Co. Vol. and Station 14.

EOS said that the house fire’s flames set part of the woods on fire, which lead to a brush fire.

Dispatchers will not release any information on the extent of injuries or the conditions of the home at this time.

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