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Hobet Fire Under Investigation

A Tuesday night fire at the former Hobet Mine sight is under investigation.

The fire was reported from what was formerly the main office building of Hobet on Tuesday night.

According to reports, some trespassers were told to leave the property just minutes before the fire.

This is the third fire reported from that building this year.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department and West Virginia Fire Marshal are investigating.



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