GREAT CACAPON, W.Va. - A West Virginia fire station was heavily damaged Tuesday afternoon after a large fire.
The Great Cacapon Volunteer Fire Company Station was engulfed in flames at around noon causing the building's roof to collapse. Firefighters were able to save two fire trucks, but the rest of the volunteer fire department’s apparatus and all of the firefighters’ gear were lost in the fire.
Firefighters from other departments in West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania came to help respond to the two-alarm fire.
The fire station is one of four located in Morgan County, West Virginia, and the fire department has been located there since 1946.
The state fire marshal’s office in West Virginia is investigating the cause of the fire.