The historic Hosey house at 1577 Big Root was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning.

The house was fully engulfed when the Grantsville VFD arrived on scene after the 5:30 a.m. call.

Big Root is a side road off State Rt. 5, west of Grantsville.

The WV State Police was summoned to the fire scene, along with Calhoun EMS.

There is a disruption of electric service in the community.

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