Crews working to put out fire in northwest Roanoke

One person escaped unharmed

Crews are on the scene of a house fire in northwest Roanoke early in the morning of Jan. 15 (WSLS)


One person has made it out of a house fire in northwest Roanoke unharmed, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.

Crews said they had to cut open the front door and shovel out debris so they could make their way inside and put out the flames.

Authorities said that as of 5 a.m., crews were still working to make sure all of the hot spots were out.


Crews are currently on the scene of a fire in northwest Roanoke, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.

Authorities said crews were dispatched a little after 4 a.m. Friday to the 2500 block of Delaware Ave. NW.

10 News has a crew on the way to the scene to learn more.

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