Four people, two pets displaced after Roanoke house fire on Thursday

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Four people and two pets have been displaced after a house fire in Roanoke on Thursday morning. (Photo: Courtesy Roanoke Fire-EMS)

Four people and two pets have been displaced after a house fire in Roanoke on Thursday morning. (Photo: Courtesy Roanoke Fire-EMS)

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — One adult, three children, and two animals are without a home after a residential fire broke out on Thursday morning.

According to Roanoke Fire-EMS, crews responded to a fire in the 1800 block of Westview Avenue SW at 8:56 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30. Upon arrival, units reportedly saw heavy smoke coming from the house.

Authorities say that firefighters contained the fire to the room where it started, but the smoke damage spread throughout the house.

Roanoke Fire-EMS announced on Twitter that the fire has been ruled accidental and there are no reports of injuries. Meanwhile, the American Red Cross is taking care of the four people and two pets displaced by the fire.

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