Roanoke house fire damages attic - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Roanoke house fire damages attic

ROANOKE, VA -

Roanoke Fire-EMS responded to a fire in the 500 block of McDowell Ave. Sunday just after 4:30 p.m.

When crews arrived they found light smoke coming from the attic. Crews made entry into the attic.  The fire was found to be electrical and had damaged a ceiling joist.  Firefighters put the fire out with two water fire extinguishers.

Two people were in the house when the fire started.  They escaped without injuries.  The cause of the fire was electrical and damage estimates are approximately $5,000.

16 Roanoke Fire-EMS personnel responded to the scene.

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