Fire Destroys Home Where Boys Went Missing

By
WOUB Staff Writer
Bethany Venable

Dateline
Updated Fri, Mar 16, 2012 10:23 am

An early morning house fire destroyed the Glenwood, West Virginia house where two boys went missing earlier this week.

Valley Fire Department firefighters responded to the call around 6 a.m. today.
 
Assistant Chief Jamie Dean says when firefighters arrived, the homeowner told them to let the house burn.
 
Dean says the house is a total loss and calls the fire suspicious.
 
The state fire marshal's office has been called in to investigate.
 
The boys, 15-year-old Daniel Tucker and his brother 9-year-old Jeremiah Austin, ran away from home because of what the Mason County sheriff called a "rough situation" on Tuesday.
 
They were found safe that same afternoon and are now staying with relatives.
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