Roanoke Fire crews investigate cause of fire in downtown apartment building

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- An apartment fire has been contained, according to the Roanoke Fire Department Thursday.

The call came in around 3:45 p.m. to the West Station Apartments in Downtown Roanoke.

Units were on scene for about an hour and crews say that the smoke damage mostly remained in one apartment where it started. Water damage from the sprinkler system affected the apartment adjacent, the rooms below, as well as the community room.

Crews are still determining what the cause of the fire was, but believe it to be accidental.