An early morning fire remains under investigation as of Friday afternoon.
The fire, at 3572 Mountain Dale Road, was dispatched out just before 5am. Taylor Marsh, Watauga County Fire Marshal, tells WataugaOnline.com that no one was at home at the time and a neighbor called it in. Marsh added that the house is a total loss and it is still under investigation.
Beaver Dam Fire, Zionville Fire, Cove Creek Fire, Fall Creek Fire, Watauga Medics, Watauga Rescue, Watauga Sheriff's Department and Watauga County Fire Marshal's office all responded to the scene.