Probe Into County Fire Cause

A fire Thursday morning that damaged an Alleghany County home and sent six individuals to the hospital remains under investigation. Covington firefighters were called to 205 Interstate Drive at 8:15 a.m. Thursday for a house on fire. Responders were notified while en route that a resident of the home had evacuated the residence through a second-story window and had received injuries. Four unidentified firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion and were later released. No word on a cause.