Place:Fireco, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States

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NameFireco
TypeTown
Coordinates37.633°N 81.183°W
Located inRaleigh, West Virginia, United States
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Fireco is an unincorporated community coal town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. It lies in the Winding Gulf Coalfield of the southern part of the state. The name Fireco refers to the amount of heat the specific coal mined there could produce. This name was a common descriptor.

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