First responders extinguish rail car fire in northeast Roanoke

Local News
(Photo: Courtesy Roanoke Fire-EMS)

Firefighters found themselves responding to a morning fire involving a trash-filled rail car in northeast Roanoke. (Photo: Courtesy Roanoke Fire-EMS)

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Firefighters found themselves responding to a morning fire involving a trash-filled rail car in northeast Roanoke.

According to a social media post from Roanoke Fire-EMS on Thursday, Sept. 24, first responders were dispatched to a fire in the 1000 block of Hollins Road NE at 8:11 a.m.

When crews arrived on scene, they reportedly found light smoke coming from a rail car filled with trash.

Fire officials say there are no reports of injuries from the fire, which was ruled as accidental.

Latest Stories

Get breaking news, weather, and sports delivered to your smartphone with the WFXR News app available on [Apple] and [Android]

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form