Trash can, dumpster fires may have been intentionally set in downtown Roanoke
Fires set in downtown area, around Patterson Avenue
ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke Fire-EMS says it's responding to numerous trash can fires officials believe were intentionally set in the downtown Roanoke Area and the area of Patterson Avenue Southwest.
According to Roanoke Fire-EMS spokeswoman Tiffany Bradbury, four fires were set Sunday evening and may be related:
- 5:08 p.m.: Dumpster on Crystal Spring Avenue
- 7:06 p.m.: Three trash cans on Church Avenue/Jefferson Street SW
- 7:27 p.m.: Dumpster on Market Street
- 7:30 p.m.: Three trash cans on Salem Avenue behind the Taubman Museum
If you see anything suspicious, you're asked to call the Roanoke Police Department.
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