Fatal Fire In Lincoln County

An elderly man from Lincoln County was killed Wednesday evening in a house fire in the Harts Creek area.

According to the Hamlin Fire Department, the fire happened at a home along Route 10 and Dry Branch Road in Harts Creek.

The victim is reportedly a 70-year-old man. Investigators say no one else was in the home.

The fire burned for quite some time because of low water supply.

The incident remains under investigation.