Fire collapses roof of Roanoke County outbuilding


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Roanoke County crews battled an early morning fire at an outbuilding. 

Firefighters responded just before 4 a.m. Friday to the fire on Pine Needle Drive. 

A 20x40 cinder block and wood outbuilding behind a house was on fire when they arrived. The building was used for storage and as a wood-working shop. 

The roof collapsed and the building is a total loss.

Crews were able to get the fire under control within a half hour, and the home was untouched. 

No one was hurt. 

The fire marshal is investigating what may have caused the fire.