ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE 8:20 a.m.:
According to the Roanoke Fire-EMS Facebook page at 3:13 a.m., Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched to the 400 block of Bullitt Ave SE for reports of a structure fire.
When crews got to the scene, they saw the flames coming from an abandoned residence.
The fire took about an hour to get under control because it had spread throughout the structure prior to their arrival, crews said.
No one was hurt in the fire and there was no one inside during the incident, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Roanoke firefighters are investigating a house fire in the 400 block of Bullitt Avenue.
The battalion chief told 10 News the house was empty at the time.
There has been no word yet on what time the fire started or what caused the fire.
Stay with 10 News as this story develops