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The fire marshal in West Virginia says a fire that heavily damaged the Point Pleasant River Museum was likely accidental.

News outlets report the fire broke out Sunday in the Point Pleasant community. No injuries were reported.

The West Virginia fire marshal's office is conducting a campaign to encourage use of smoke alarms.

Anthony Carrico has been appointed as West Virginia's state fire marshal.

The West Virginia Fire Commission selected Carrico to succeed Sterling Lewis Jr. on Monday at a meeting in Flatwoods.