Fire causes damage to a residence on Friday
by Staff Reports
Responders including Stewart
Simmons Volunteer Fire Department, Deep Gap, Champion Volunteer Fire Department in Wilkes and other
Watauga Departments responded to a report of a fire that destroyed an outbuilding and damaged a
home on Friday.
Responders received the call just before 4:00 p.m. to a residence at 792 Powder Horn Mountain Road.
A neighbor of the residence first saw the
outbuilding on fire, and the first responding units discovered the fire spreading to the residence
according to responders.
Watauga fire investigators are looking into the cause of that fire and are assessing the loss.