House fire in Farmington results in one individual being transported to the hospital

FARMINGTON, W.Va. — An elderly man was transported to the hospital after a house fire Monday in Marion County.

According to authorities, the fire began before 5 p.m. along Mirkwood Street in Farmington.

The resident was extracted out of the structure and transported to Fairmont Regional Medical Center. The severity of condition is unknown at this time.

Crews with the Farmington Fire Department were able to extinguish the blaze in roughly one hour, but the home is considered a total loss.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.