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Two cats saved from Northwest Roanoke house fire

Crews on scene of house fire in Northeast Roanoke
Crews on scene of house fire in Northeast Roanoke (Roanoke Fire-EMS)

ROANOKE, Va.UPDATE

Two cats were rescued from a fire in Northwest Roanoke on Monday morning.

Authorities said crews were able to get the fire under control within 20 minutes of receiving the initial call around 10 a.m.

At 9:59am, Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched to the 4500 block of Westdale Rd NW for a structure fire. Crews arrived to...

Posted by Roanoke FireEMS Department on Monday, August 16, 2021

ORIGINAL STORY

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

Authorities said crews were dispatched to the 4500 block of Westdale Road NW just before 10 a.m.

When first responders got to the scene, they said they found smoke and flames coming out of the building.

Authorities said the fire is located in the back of the building.

There is currently no word on injuries or the cause of the fire.

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