Crews stop Roanoke County house fire

No one was injured in fire


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – No one was hurt after a house fire that happened in Roanoke County on Thursday evening.

Crews responded at about 6:05 p.m. to the 3500 block of Forester Road in the Cave Spring area to a reported structure fire.

The first crews to arrive found smoke showing from the front of the house. Crews from Cave Spring, Clearbrook and Back Creek responded to the fire. There are no injuries.

Three of the five adults who lived in the home were there at the time of the fire and all three were able to safely exit the home.

One cat was rescued from inside the house, and a dog was found safe.

The fire was mostly confined to the kitchen, but there is smoke damage throughout the home, according to Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department. Officials estimate the damage at $5,000. 

The fire marshal’s office is at the scene to investigate the cause of the fire.

The Red Cross is assisting the family.

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