Vehicle fire at SW Roanoke storage yard was intentionally set, authorities say

No injuries reported


Roanoke Fire-EMS says a Tuesday night fire in the area of 13th Street SW and Cleveland Ave SW was intentionally set and has been deemed “incendiary."

Along with Roanoke City police, Roanoke Fire-EMS is continuing the investigation and working to identify suspects.


Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched around 10 p.m. Tuesday night to the area of 13th Street and Cleveland Ave SW for a working fire.

They arrived to find several vehicles, including an RV, on fire behind a commercial building, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.

No injuries were reported, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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