Fire claims life Wednesday morning

Published 8:58 am Thursday, March 9, 2017

> Star Photo/Curtis Carden
The Watauga Fire Department trucks stand prepared on Cripple Creek Loop Wednesday morning after responding to a fire.

Emergency personnel were on hand Tuesday morning on Cripple Creek Loop in the Watauga community after a fire reportedly claimed the life of an individual.

Carter County Sheriff’s Department, along with Watauga and Stoney Creek fire departments and the state fire marshal, were on the premise to work on the cause of the fire.

No further information was provided to the Elizabethton Star by the sheriff’s department prior to the Elizabethton Star’s press deadline.

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