• Officials investigate cause of Watauga County fire

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    BOONE, N.C. - Investigators in Watauga County are trying to figure out what started a fire Thursday morning south of Boone.      

    The fire destroyed the maintenance garage at the Powder Horn Mountain community. 

    Officials said four different departments worked to bring the flames under control, adding that they needed a tractor to get into the building after the fire was put out. 

    Investigators said they plan on reviewing surveillance video from around the building prior to when the fire started. 

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