Fire destroys outbuilding behind abandoned Huntington nonprofit

January 4, 2019
Huntington firefighters battle a fire Thursday at the former YWCA building in Huntington.

HUNTINGTON — Huntington firefighters battled a fire early Thursday morning along 5th Avenue.

The fire was reported just after 2 a.m. Thursday at an outbuilding in the 600 block of 5th Avenue behind the former YWCA building in Huntington. The YWCA has been empty for several years.

A passer-by reported smoke coming out of the building, and the building was fully engulfed by the time firefighters arrived.

No injuries were reported.

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