UPDATED: 10:30 p.m.

Fire officials now say the cause of the fire was ruled as electrical.

Two other RVs were also damaged.

Damages are set at $200,000.


Fire crews in Roanoke responded to a fire in an RV at the Roanoke Civic Center parking lot Thursday night.

It happened around 5:40 p.m.

The Kazim Shrine Circus was scheduled to be held the same night.

Two adults and two children lived in the RV. They are now without a home.

No one was injured in the fire.

The cause is still under investigation.


Crews are working to contain a fire outside the Roanoke Civic Center Thursday night.

A trailer caught fire outside the civic center around 5:30 p.m.

Crews are working to determine what caused the fire.

A circus was in town and was scheduled to begin Thursday night.

We’ll update the story with more details as they come into the newsroom.