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Crews respond to house fire in Northwest Roanoke

Happened in the area of Fentress Street and Melrose Avenue

Crews responding to house fire in Northwest Roanoke.
Crews responding to house fire in Northwest Roanoke. (WSLS 10)

ROANOKE, Va. – Crews responded to a house fire in Northwest Roanoke Friday morning.

At about 7:15 a.m., Roanoke Fire-EMS was called to the 1000 block of Fentress Street NW for the report of the fire. They arrived at the scene to find smoke and flames coming from the house.

Luckily, no one was injured in the fire.

Authorities report that total damages are estimated at approximately $40,000 and said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.


About the Author:

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.