Morning fire destroys Roan Mtn. home

From Staff Reports


   A morning fire in Roan Mountain claimed a home despite the best efforts of responding firefighters.
   The home, located at 232 Stockton Road and owned by Spence Stockton, was totally destroyed in the blaze, according to Roan Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Chief Terry Proffitt.
   Firefighters were dispatched just minutes after 8 a.m. and the home was fully engulfed upon their arrival. A wood pile near the home was also on fire.
   According to Proffitt, the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.