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Six displaced after overnight fire in southeast Roanoke

No injuries reported

ROANOKE, Va.UPDATE

The fire is still under investigation, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.

Authorities have not released the cause yet but said they don't believe it to be connected to the Dale Avenue fire that also happened on Monday morning.

Anyone with information about either fire is asked to contact the Roanoke Fire Marshal's Office at 540-853-2795.


Six people have been displaced after a house fire in southeast Roanoke last night. 

According to Roanoke Fire-EMS officials, the fire started around 2:05 a.m. in the 700 block of Bullitt Ave. SE. 

When crews arrived, they say they found heavy smoke and flames. 

Authorities say the occupants found out about the fire from someone who was yelling about it in the street, which woke up one person in the home. That person then reportedly woke up the other five people in the house.  

No injuries have been reported. 

Authorities say the fire is still under investigation.  

Authorities are investigating a second fire in southeast Roanoke. 

Officials say the fire was in the 2000 block of Dale Avenue SE and started around 3:53 a.m. 

WATCH: Here's the scene from the 2000 block of Dale Street SE, one of two fires in the area that authorities are investigating

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When crews arrived, they say the structure was fully engulfed in flames. 

As far as crews can tell, no one was inside at the time of the fire. 

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