Three displaced after house fire in northwest Roanoke
Two firefighters injured
ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE, 6:15 A.M.
Three people are out of a home and two firefighters are injured after a house fire in northwest Roanoke.
Authorities say the two adults and one child who were displaced will be helped by the Red Cross.
One firefighter was treated for a burn at the scene of the fire, and another was taken to the hospital to be evaluated for a possible sprain.
The house next to the house where the fire took place has two apartments. The apartment closest to the fire was somewhat damaged.
ORIGINAL STORY, 4:30 A.M.
Crews are on the scene of a house fire in northwest Roanoke.
Authorities say they received the call just after 3 a.m. for a fire in the 700 block of McDowell Ave. NW.
When crews first arrived, they say they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the house. The on-scene commander made it a second-alarm fire to get help from other units.
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