Roanoke Fire and Rescue say Colonial Yorktown apartments residents can return

Red Cross helping out

Courtesy of Roanoke City Fire and Rescue: @RoanokeFireEMS
Courtesy of Roanoke City Fire and Rescue: @RoanokeFireEMS

ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE: Flood waters have receded from the Colonial Yorktown apartments, and residents are allowed to return, according to Roanoke Fire and Rescue.


Roanoke City Fire and Rescue says the residents of the Colonial Yorktown apartments have been evacuated due to Sunday afternoon's flooding.

Those apartments are on the intersection of Brandon Avenue and Mud Lick Road.

The department said in its Twitter post for those displaced to head to Patrick Henry High School for more help.

The Red Cross of Western Virginia and Roanoke City School are helping as well.