One displaced following southwest Roanoke structure fire overnight

Roanoke Valley News

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — One person is displaced following an early morning structure fire in southwest Roanoke.

Roanoke Fire-EMS posted on social media on Thursday, Dec. 10, that units were dispatched shortly after 3:30 a.m. for a fire in the 2900 block of Roberts Road SW.

When crews arrived, they found smoke showing from a residential structure, but the department says they extinguished the fire in approximately 25 minutes, with some assistance from the Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department.

While there are no reports of injuries resulting from the fire, one resident is displaced and receiving assistance from the American Red Cross Virginia Region, according to fire officials.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.

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