According to Roanoke Fire, on Oct. 7, around 5:32 a.m., crews were dispatched to the 1200 block of Rorer Avenue SW for reports of a house fire.
Upon arrival, crews discovered flames coming from the second-story window. Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to a room.
Roanoke Fire-EMS says one pet was rescued from the house; however, several other pets are still missing.
Firefighters said the American Red Cross is assisting the victims.
At this time, the cause of the fire remains under investigation.