A man died in a Catawba County house fire Monday (December 21). The home was located on Ledford Road in Vale. The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating the death.
The name of the victim has not been released. He was reported to be in his early 60s. A firefighter suffered a non life-threatening injury and was taken to a hospital and released after treatment. The investigation is continuing.[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]