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Northwest Roanoke home total loss after fire

Crews are on the scene of a house fire in Northwest Roanoke
Crews are on the scene of a house fire in Northwest Roanoke (Roanoke Fire-EMS)

ROANOKE, Va.UPDATE

Crews said that a home is a total loss after a fire in Northwest Roanoke.

According to Roanoke Fire-EMS, homes on either side of the house where the fire was were evacuated. One pet remains unaccounted for, but authorities said that no injuries were reported.

Two homes were impacted by the fire. The house next to the home where the fire originated had minor damage and the residents will be temporarily displaced.


ORIGINAL STORY

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

Authorities said the fire is in the 700 block of Loudoun Avenue NW.

When units arrived, they said they found heavy smoke and flames.

10 News has a crew en route to the scene to learn more.

Stay with 10 News as this breaking news story develops.


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