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Vacant house catches fire in Roanoke County

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Crews are working to extinguish a fire at a vacant house in Roanoke County on Tuesday morning. 

A caller reported a fire at a single-story house in the 3200 block of Carvins Cove Road around 6:40 a.m. That's in the Masons Cove area. 

No one had lived in the house for six to eight months, according to a Roanoke County Fire & Rescue spokesman. No one was hurt. 

Carvins Cove Road is closed to traffic. Authorities are detouring drivers onto Absalom Smith Road. 

The house is still burning. It is a total loss. 

Fire investigators aren't able to determine what caused the fire.