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  1. With fire out in Parkersburg, investigations now go forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Now that a massive fire is out in Parkersburg, state and local officials are trying to figure out what caused it and determine the path to cleanup. "Somebody's going to have to get the stuff out of there," Wood County Commission President Blair Couch said today, "and I don't think the solution is just to put a chain link fence over there and say our job is done."

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  2. Second lawsuit filed in IEI warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    According to a copy of the lawsuit, Paul Snider, of Parkersburg, is bringing a civil action against Surnaik Holdings of WV, LLC on Snider's own behalf and of others similarly situated, for personal injury and property damages arising from toxic smoke from the warehouse fire on the 3800 block of Camden Avenue. "Smoke from the fire and smoldering ruins of the warehouse continued to be a nuisance and health hazard to residents and workers in the vicinity of the fire for days," The plaintiffs are seeking punitive damages in regard to property damage; loss of the use of their property, damages for lost profits of businesses and damages for personal injury.

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  3. Officials: Fire risk always thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... they do not foresee a catastrophic event similar in nature to the recent fire at the former shovel plant near Parkersburg. "But we do have a lot of old factories and industrial sites up and down the (Ohio River). With any of those facilities, there ...

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  4. Ruth Emogene WigalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg with Keith Kress officiating. Interment will follow at the Evergreen South Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. ...

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  5. Restrospective Gallery: Ames FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    More than a week has elapsed since the fire started at the IEI Plastics warehouse at the former Ames shovel plant on Camden Avenue in south Parkersburg. Firefighters believe the fire is nearly out and Wood County Commission President Blair Couch hopes to lift the county emergency declaration Monday morning at the commission meeting.

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  6. Officials: IEI Plastics fire is outRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Officials announced Sunday a fire that has burned for more than a week at the former Ames shovel plant in south Parkersburg has been extinguished. Lubeck Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Stewart said officials stopped spraying water at the site around 11:30 a.m. Sunday and met at noon to officially declare the fire extinguished.

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  7. Warehouse fire out after more than a weekRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2017 | Marietta Times

    Officials announced Sunday a fire that has burned for more than a week at the former Ames shovel plant in south Parkersburg has been extinguished. Lubeck Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Stewart said officials stopped spraying water at the site around 11:30 a.m. Sunday and met at noon to officially declare the fire extinguished.

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  8. After more than a week, Parkersburg fire is finally outRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... lans to properly dispose of the material. Brad McElhinny is the statewide correspondent for MetroNews. Brad is a Parkersburg native who spent more than 20 years at the Charleston Daily Mail.

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  9. West Virginia warehouse fire out 8 days after it startedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and digital newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia emergency officials say a large warehouse fire is fully extinguished more than a week after it ...

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  10. Brockovich Asks for Info on WV FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Huntington News

    The Ames factory has not been in production since 2005... and is filled with chemicals and other materials that when burned produce toxic smoke... please be extremely careful. Many people are reporting that this mega-complex of old warehouses was used to store chemicals for DuPont and other chemical companies in Parkersburg.

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  11. West Virginia American Water Issues Update on Water Quality...Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2017 | Huntington News

    ... River at its Huntington water treatment plant for potential impacts from the multi-day firefighting efforts in Parkersburg. West Virginia American Water has detected no impact to water quality and has added contingency staff to perform additional ...

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  12. Runion, Max EdwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Lakeland Ledger

    MAX EDWARD RUNION, 83 SPRINGFIELD, MA. - Max Edward Runion, beloved husband of Fernande V. Runion, passed away on Monday October 23, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA, at the age of 83. Max was born on July 4, 1934, in Parkersburg, West Virginia, son of Roy and Clara Runion.

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  13. Scholarship in memory of Lowell manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Marietta Times

    A permanent scholarship fund in the memory of a man who died from lung cancer has been established at the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation. Dennis O'Callaghan, of Lowell, passed away August 2016 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

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  14. Patriot booters capture sectionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    It may have taken a while to decide, but eventually in a 5-on-5 penalty-kick shootout, visiting Parkersburg South clipped Ripley 3-1 to claim the Class AAA Region IV, Section 1 girls soccer championship Wednesday night at Memorial Stadium. The Patriots, now 12-5-3, will play Cabell Midland in the regional semifinals on Tuesday at PHS, while the host Vikings finished their season, despite the heart-breaking loss, with a sterling 17-2 record.

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  15. Cadets, Zeps ready for key matchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... MARYS, W.Va. - South Harrison coach Brady Jett remembers all too well how St. Marys dominated the Hawks 47-6 ... PARKERSBURG - After win No. 2 for Parkersburg South two weeks ago on the road at Brooke and a bye from ... RIPLEY - It may have taken a ...

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  16. Garoldine Louanna GribbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Garoldine Louanna Gribble, 95, of Parkersburg passed away October 16, 2017. She was met by her Lord as well as her husband of 63 years, Rev.

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  17. Parkersburg Utility Board approves sewer project paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg Utility Board on Wednesday approved what's expected to be the second-to-last payment on a $4 million sewer rehabilitation project. The payment of $1,258,698.60 to Insituform Technologies was unanimously approved by the board at its regular meeting Wednesday.

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  18. Parkersburg Elks purchase, donate dictionaries to Wood County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg Elks 198 delivered more than 900 dictionaries to Wood County third-graders as part of a new literacy program. The dictionaries were delivered Oct. 3 to schools throughout the county, said Sherry Dugan, former exalted ruler of the local Elks.

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  19. MasqueRave to be held at Parkersburg Art Center FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    While children will be having fun on Halloween, the Parkersburg Art Center is offering adults a chance to get in on the fun of dressing up in costume. party from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at the art center on the corner of Eighth and Market streets in downtown Parkersburg.

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  20. Belpre hungry for Taco Bell to open in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... elair's Bistro, and the Changed Plate at Memorial Health System's Belpre Campus will have a grand opening today. PARKERSBURG - ArtOberfest, a family friendly German-style arts fair, will be 4-10 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block ...

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