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Mother’s Day blaze claims elderly woman

An early morning fire on Mother’s Day, May 8, claimed the life of an 88 year old Braxton County resident. The blaze, at 93 Jacks Lane near Curry Ridge Road was detected when owners of cattle who rented a portion of the property came to feed the animals. Their initial call to the Braxton 9-1-1 Center stated that the structure was on the ground at the time of discovery.

Braxton Control dispatched Flatwoods Community Volunteer Fire Department at 7:10 a.m. as well as Sutton and Burnsville VFDs to provide mutual aid.

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