ELKINS - The Elkins Fire Department and the Beverly Volunteer Fire Department are currently battling a structure fire at the former Runner's Funeral Home along Davis Street in Elkins.
Smoke from the fire filled the streets in the neighborhood surrounding the structure, as onlookers snapped photos of the blaze. Flames were visible shooting through the outside walls and the roof of the structure.
Firefighters were seen entering the structure and Elkins City Police officers were working to move bystanders further away from the fire.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Anthony Gaynor
The former Runner Funeral Home was fully engulfed in fire. The Elkins Fire Department and Beverly Volunteer Fire Department are currently on scene fighting the blaze.
Scanner communication from the Randolph County E911 Center indicated that streets near the fire and in the area of the Jennings Randolph Federal Building are being closed to assist the fire departments.
Check back for additional details throughout the night, and for a full report, pick up a copy of Tuesday's print edition of The Inter-Mountain.