Firefighters determine housefire cause in Roanoke County

A fire in the Cave Spring area of Roanoke County has left about $20,000 in damages, according to the Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department. (WSLS 10)

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A fire in the Cave Spring area of Roanoke County has left about $20,000 in damages, according to the Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department.

Crews responded around 1 Sunday morning to the 6100 block of Castle View Court for a report of a residential structure fire.

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First arriving crews found smoke and fire coming from the rear deck of a two-story, aluminum-sided home.

Investigators said at the time of the fire, the home was occupied by a family of four and all were able to evacuate unharmed and there were no injuries.

Firefighters said the family will not be displaced. They say the fire was under control in approximately 15 minutes. All of the fire damage was contained to the deck area of the home.

The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office was on scene and reports that the accidental fire was started by a charcoal grill on the deck.


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