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Lakewood Home Destroyed

October 29th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Fire destroyed a three-story home late Wednesday in the Lakewood subdivision of Mineral County. The home was owned by Bill and Linda Freas. Bill Freas is a prominent local businessman.  About 65 volunteer firefighters from Allegany and Mineral counties fought the blaze on South Lakewood Drive that started just before 11:30 p.m. The cause of the fire is  under investigation by the Wiley Ford Fire department and the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office. A detached, two-bay garage also was destroyed. Two vehicles inside were damaged by smoke and water. Mark Yoder, owner and developer of Lakewood Enterprises, witnessed the fire from his home nearby…