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Firefighters put out fire huge fire at Roanoke apartment complex, residents displaced

Roanoke, Virginia – An apartment complex was caught on 2nd-alarm fire in Roanoke.
Fire crews were dispatched around 2:27 p.m. to the 200 block of Summit Way SW to a report of a huge building fire.
According to Roanoke Fire-EMS, people that were inside the apartment complex when the fire occurred, have been safely evacuated. The evacuation process has started before the fire was reported.
One member of Roanoke Fire-EMS suffered injuries while battling the fire and was transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Residents of ten units, which were highly damaged by the fire, are displaced.

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