By Sharyn L. Decker
Lewis County Sirens news reporter
A fire investigator couldn’t determine the cause of a blaze that destroyed a Boistfort Valley home and most of its contents on Tuesday evening.
Investigator Derrick Paul said this morning he would let the insurance inspector to dig a little deeper to perhaps find out what started it.
Lewis County Fire District 13 Chief Kyle DePriest said the double-wide manufactured home is a total loss. Paul said the couple did have a fire safe and a couple of dressers with clothing were salvaged.
Approximately 20 firefighters with three districts fought the fire on the 1100 block of Boistfort Road; crews spent more than six hours at the scene, according to DePriest.
The residents are staying with family in the area, according to DePriest.
For background, read “Couple displaced by fire in Boistfort Valley” from Wednesday December 31, 2014, here