UPDATE (8:00 p.m.) — Firefighters said a two-story home has been extensively damaged in an afternoon fire in Elliston.
Investigators believe the fire started outside the home in a stainless steel flue pipe.
According to crews, both people that were in the home we able to escape the fire without injury.
The Elliston Fire Department, Christiansburg Fire Department, Shawsville Rescue Squad, and Roanoke County Fire and EMS all responded to the scene.
Fire crews are at the scene of a large structure fire in Elliston in Montgomery County on Paris Mountain Road.
The emergency call came in just before 3:30 p.m.
Paris Mountain Road is blocked off and drivers are being turned around at Reesedale Road.
This is a developing story.