UPDATE: The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office reports the cause of the house fire on Skyview Road was due to an electrical issue and accidental.

The Fire Marshal’s Office says the estimated damages total approximately $40,000.00.



ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A home was undergoing renovations when it caught fire Saturday morning and part of the floor collapsed, according to Roanoke County Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters say they responded at 6:08 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 to the 1400 block of Skyview Road in the Fort Lewis area of the county. When they arrived they found the home with flames and smoke showing from the front door and basement door. They say no one was in the home and it was under renovation.

Firefighters got the fire out in a matter of 20 minutes and found the floor to be partially collapsed.

The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office then arrived to investigate the cause of the fire and estimate the damage. According to firefighters, no one was hurt in the fire.