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.
The homes located on either side of the residence on fire were evacuated for risk of possible exposure. One pet remains unaccounted for, no other injuries were reported. pic.twitter.com/ZhrIYAFfWc— Roanoke Fire-EMS (@RoanokeFireEMS) March 23, 2021
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.
At 10:44am, Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched to the 700 block of Loudon Ave for a #fire. Units arrived to find heavy smoke and flames. Units are on scene working to extinguish the flames. #WorkingFire pic.twitter.com/r4pi6yCusb— Roanoke Fire-EMS (@RoanokeFireEMS) March 23, 2021
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