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Four displaced after downtown Roanoke fire

No injuries reported, cause under investigation

ROANOKE, Va. – Four people are displaced after a fire at a downtown Roanoke apartment building, according to city fire officials.

Authorities say they responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. for a fire in the 800 block of 3rd street Wednesday night. 

The fire started in a first-floor apartment, according to officials. The fire didn't spread to the other three apartments in the building, but they did suffer some smoke damage. 

All of the residents inside of the building were able to make it out safely.

Authorities say the cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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