Fire At Sugar Ski And Country Club Does Damage, No One Hurt (2016-12-23 13:17:54)

Crews responded to a morning fire in the clubhouse at Sugar Ski and Country Club on Sugar Mountain Thursday morning.

The fire was extinguished but not before significant damage to the building. According to the Avery Journal, six departments, including Avery Ladder, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Elk Park, Linville and Newland volunteer fire departments responded to the fire that happened around 7am. No one was in the building at the time of the fire, and personnel contained the fire to the clubhouse itself, with possible minor damage to the roof of the pool facility next door.

Avery County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating but said there is no indication of foul play.