Lawsuit filed against Mon Power, FirstEnergy after 2021 house fire
June 10, 2022
A lawsuit filed this week in Monongalia County Circuit Court by a Taylor County couple names Monongahela Power Company (Mon Power) and FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. as defendants, along with Mon Power Supervisor for Distribution Technician James Connor and Mon Power Director of Operations Services Michael Alan Haynes.
According to the complaint filed, the couple, Gary and Olivia Shaw, of Thornton, along with their two children, lost their home to a fire in June 2021. The lawsuit states the fire was caused by the negligence of the power company.