BOLIVAR, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Fire Marshal says a 70 year old man succumbed to his injuries after his townhome caught fire in Bolivar last week.

The Fire Marshal’s office made the announcement on Saturday that the 70 year old male died as a result of the blaze Thursday. One firefighter was slightly injured and taken to a local hospital and later released.

The cause of the fire has been ruled as accidental by WVSFMO investigators.