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Roanoke Apartment Fire

An apartment fire in Roanoke is under investigation

Roanoke Fire-EMS are investigating after an apartment fire at 2203 Montauk Rd.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. and was under control at 11:47am.

When crews arrived to the scene, they were met by members of the Roanoke Rampage Public Safety football team who helped evacuate at least 12 residents. 

The fire started on a balcony and was contained to one apartment with damage to several others

At least 5 people were displaced.  They are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

Damage estimates are approximately $115,000.

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