UPDATE: Home deemed total loss with $60K in damage after Tuesday fire in Roanoke County

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The mobile home caught fire Tuesday afternoon. (Image courtesy of Roanoke County Fire & Rescue).

UPDATE 10 a.m. (8/4/21): The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is still investigating the cause of Tuesday afternoon’s fire along Twine Hollow Road, but estimates the home sustained approximately $60,000 in damages.

In addition, the Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department shared a video of the view of the fire as firefighters approached Twine Hollow Road on Tuesday.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — First responders from Roanoke County and Salem were called out to fight a residential structure fire Tuesday afternoon, but the home was still ruled a total loss.

The Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department says crews responded to the 5800 block of Twine Hollow Road in the Ft. Lewis area of Roanoke County around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

When the first unit arrived, personnel found a fully-involved single-wide mobile home on fire. It took crews 45 minutes to bring the fire under control.

The mobile home has been deemed a total loss, but no injuries were reported by fire officials.

Even though the home’s only occupant was not there at the time of the fire, the department says he will still be displaced.

The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire and determining an estimate of the damage.

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