First responders dispatched to Sunday cooking fire in northwest Roanoke

Roanoke Valley News

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Firefighters were sent to the scene of a cooking fire in northwest Roanoke Sunday afternoon.

The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department says crews were dispatched shortly after 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29, to the 3300 block of Pittsfield Avenue NW for a report of a fire.

When units arrived on scene, they reportedly found smoke coming form a carport attached to a residence. However, the department says the fire was contained to the carport area without extending into the main living areas.

Fire officials say there are no reports of injuries and no residents will be displaced as a result of Sunday’s fire.

According to Roanoke Fire-EMS, the cause of the fire was determined to be accidental and started because of cooking.

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