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No injuries in early-morning fire in NW Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – Crews put out a house fire in Roanoke Monday morning.

The call came in around 7 a.m. for a fire in the 800 block of Fairfax Avenue NW. The battalion chief said flames and smoke were showing when crews arrived. The fire was in a bedroom on the second floor of the home.

Smoke and flames were showing from the second story of a home on Fairfax Avenue NW when crews arrived.

Crews said it only took about 15 minutes to put out the fire, and around six or seven people, including children, got out safely. No injuries were reported.

Fire investigators have not determined a cause.

The roads at 8th and Fairfax and 9th and Fairfax are currently blocked off.

Donald Wolfe

Donald’s writings have appeared in HuffPost, Washington Examiner, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He is the Virginian Tribune's Publisher.

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