Fire marshal investigating overnight fire

Roanoke county crews respond to vacant house



The Roanoke County Fire Marshal's Office says the Crescent Boulevard fire is classified as a total loss.

Fire officials say the cause and exact amount of damage is still being investigated.



Roanoke County Fire and Rescue crews responded to a house fire early Saturday morning. They arrived in the 5000 block of Crescent Boulevard around 2 a.m. The firefighters were greeted with heavy flames coming from the second story of the house.

Fire officials say the house was vacant, and has been abandoned for five years. The house did receive significant damage during the fire.

No one was hurt while the fire was being put out. The Roanoke County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a cause.