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Fire destroys century-old barn in Elizabethton

December 24th, 2013 2:29 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Fire destroys century-old barn in Elizabethton

Firefighters battle flames at what remains of a barn on Lincoln Drive in Elizabethton. (Contributed by Art Smithdeal)

ELIZABETHTON — A fast burning fire destroyed a 100-year-old barn along the Watauga River east of Elizabethton on Christmas Eve.

No one was injured in the fire, but all items stored in the barn, as well as the barn itself, were reduced to ashes in the flames which were fanned by a persistent westerly breeze.

The Stoney Creek, Watauga and Hampton-Valley Forge volunteer fire departments responded to the fire.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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