UPDATE 6:45 a.m. (1/23/22): The investigation into the cause of the fire in the 3000 block of Woodway Road in Roanoke County has ended.
The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire started accidentally in the living room of the home.
Two residents of the home sustained non-life-threatening injuries; however, two dogs died in the fire.
One cat is still missing.
Damage to the home is estimated at $220,000.
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke County Fire and Rescue is investigating a house fire that injured two people.
According to the department, the fire took place in the 3000 block of Woodway Road in the Mount Pleasant area of Roanoke County around 11:20 a.m.
When crews arrived, they found heavy fire and smoke coming from the front of a one-story brick home with two occupants in the driveway.
They say the fire was knocked down within 12 minutes and was under control in about a half-hour.
The home was occupied by two adults at the time of the fire.
Both adults suffered non-life-threatening injuries with one being transported by ambulance. The other drove their own vehicle to the hospital.
One dog was confirmed to have died in the fire. Two other pets are missing.
The family in the home has been displaced and will be staying with family in the area.
The Roanoke County Fire Marshall’s Office continues to investigate the cause of the fire. They will also provide a damage estimate.