UPDATE: Electrical failure causes multi-vehicle fire at a business in northwest Roanoke Saturday

Roanoke Valley News

UPDATE 8:15 p.m.: Roanoke Fire-EMS has ruled the cause of the fire involving multiple vehicles in northwest Roanoke Saturday afternoon as being an electrical failure.


UPDATE 3:50 p.m.: WFXR News has additional information pertaining to the fire that involved multiple vehicles in Roanoke.

According to fire personnel, the fire happened in the parking lot of Best Roanoke Auto Sales.

The fire was first reported around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 22.

No injuries took place in the blaze that fire which was located directly across the street from Roanoke Fire-EMS Station 3.

They say five cars caught fire.

Crews continue to find the cause of the blaze.


UPDATE 2:10 p.m.: The fire that involved multiple vehicles along Williamson Road NW in Roanoke has been extinguished.

Roanoke Fire-EMS says that the fire was marked under control within 20 minutes.

Crews are now working to determine what caused the fire.


ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke fire crews are responding to a report of a car fire that has spread to multiple vehicles in the 4600 block of Williamson Road NW.

According to Roanoke Fire-EMS, crews are actively working to put out the fire.

Crews are urging residents to avoid the area.

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