ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – UPDATE: The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office determined the fire was accidental and caused by a clothes dryer. Damage is estimated at $200,000.
EARLIER: A fire at a home in the 6100 block of Carolina Trail in Roanoke County left a family displaced Monday. No family members were present at the time of the incident.
A dog and cat were at the home and escaped the scene safely.
Crews responded shortly after 5 p.m. and found heavy fire and smoke showing from the garage and back of the two-story house.
The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is working to gather a damage estimate.