UPDATE: Investigators rule cause of mobile home fire off Peters Creek Road in Roanoke County as being ‘undetermined’

Roanoke Valley News

UPDATE 6:50 a.m. 4/4/21: An investigation into a mobile home fire in the 7000 block of Peters Creek Road in Roanoke County has determined the fire’s cause as being undetermined.

The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office says damage is estimated at $25,000, a total loss.


UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: In an update to WFXR News, Roanoke County Fire & Rescue says that in the fire that claimed a mobile home Saturday afternoon, two adjacent mobile homes also received damage from heat relating to the fire.

One of those occupants will be displaced due to the power being pulled as a safety precaution.


UPDATE 3:25 p.m.: WFXR News’ Breana Albizu is on the scene and tells us that the fire took place at a trailer behind the Dunkin’ Donuts on Peters Creek Road.

Crews tell WFXR News that the initial call for the fire came in at 2:16 p.m. on Saturday, April 3 for a fire at Northview Mobile Home Park.

The fire was placed under control within about 20 minutes.

The mobile home appears to have been vacant and no injuries were reported but the mobile home is a total loss.

Crews had a difficult time putting water on the fire which resulted in the closure of Peters Creek Road at Williamson Road as fire personnel had to get water from across the street near Goodwill.

The Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A fire off Peters Creek Road in Roanoke County has resulted in the temporary closure of Peters Creek Road.

The closure affects Peters Creek Road between Williamson Road and Barrens Road.

WFXR News has a crew on the scene and will update with additional information as we hear more.

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