UPDATE: Victim's Name Released in Fatal Marshall County Fire
The victim of a fatal house fire that left a firefighter injured over the weekend has been identified as Jack Snyder of Moundsville.
Monday, the West Virginia State Fire Marshal reported that the Saturday night fire destroyed the home of Trudy and Jack Snyder. Mr. Snyder died as a result of the fire, which seriously damaged the family home located at 7113 Waynesburg Pike in Moundsville. The fire started in a back bedroom and is still under investigation.
The victim has been sent to the Morgantown Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy and cause of death.
Volunteer crews from Moundsville, Limestone and Cameron responded to the fire. Fire officials said that the injured firefighter was a crew member and his injuries were minor.