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Kingsport fire claims life of 37-year-old woman

Staff report • Apr 2, 2007 at 11:51 AM

A fire at 1421 Miller Street claimed the life of a 37-year-old woman Monday. Photo by Erica Yoon.


A spokesman for the Kingsport Fire Department said Teresa Ann Napier, 37, was killed in a fire early Monday at 1421 Miller Street. Two other people were injured.

As of Monday afternoon, officials were still investigating the blaze at the two-bedroom house.

Kingsport Fire Chief Craig Dye said it was too early to comment on what triggered the fire.

The fire department was alerted to the blaze at 4:56 a.m., and firefighters were on the scene be fore 5 a.m. Dye said three engines and a ladder truck responded.

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