UPDATE: Cause of Roanoke County house fire labeled ‘undetermined’ by Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office

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UPDATE 9:10 p.m.: The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office says they cannot determine the cause of the fire earlier on Tuesday in the 3000 block of Creekwood Drive.

Fire officials estimate the damage to the home to be approximately $95,100.

In addition, a firefighter reportedly sustained a minor injury during the blaze.


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday afternoon, first responders were dispatched to a house fire in the Fort Lewis section of Roanoke County.

According to the Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department, the call came in at 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13 about a residential structure fire in the 3000 block of Creekwood Drive.

When crews arrived at the location, they found heavy fire and smoke showing from a second-story window of a two-story home.

The home was said to have been occupied by two adults and a dog, all of whom were able to escape without injury.

It took crews approximately 20 minutes to knock down the fire, with some assistance from Salem Fire and EMS.

Three adults will reportedly be displaced and will be assisted by the American Red Cross.

The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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