Fireco, West Virginia

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Fireco
unincorporated community
Fireco West Virginia Postmark
Fireco West Virginia Postmark
Fireco is located in West Virginia
Fireco
Fireco
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°38′41″N 81°11′53″W / 37.64472°N 81.19806°W / 37.64472; -81.19806Coordinates: 37°38′41″N 81°11′53″W / 37.64472°N 81.19806°W / 37.64472; -81.19806
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25823
GNIS feature ID 1554455[1]

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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Youngsters walk on ties of railroad track that passes through Fireco (1974)