Body found after fire that burned Roanoke homes
ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke Fire-EMS crews say a body has been found in one of the homes that burned in the southeast part of the city Thursday.
The body was found after firefighters controlled the second-alarm fire that burned four homes and at least one vehicle. The medical examiner’s office will investigate; no name has been released.
No other injuries have been reported.
The cause has not been determined.
Roanoke Fire-EMS said wind was a factor in spreading heat damage from two burning homes to surrounding homes.
The fire was reported Thursday morning in the 100 block of 10 1/2 Street SE.
A large column of smoke from the fire could be seen from miles away.