Roanoke County garage fire ruled accidental, claims four antique cars

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Courtesy: Roanoke County Fire Department

UPDATED: 7:40 p.m.: After an investigation, the Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office has ruled the fire as accidental due to a fire in an engine compartment of a car while the vehicle was running.

The detached garage is a total loss as well as three antique vehicles inside and one outside of the garage.

Estimates put the damage at close to $200,000.


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of a garage fire in the Cave Spring Area in Roanoke County.

According to Roanoke County Fire and Rescue, crews responded at 4:30 p.m. to the fire on the 3600 block of Pinevale Road on January 6th and were able to control it in about 25 minutes.

Crews found heavy smoke from a detached three-car garage located behind a home, according to a press release.

There was one person in the garage who was evacuated and had no injuries.

One vehicle was damaged in the fire, according to officials.

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