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Three people displaced following Roanoke house fire

Published: Mar. 11, 2021 at 8:49 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Crews from Roanoke Fire-EMS fought a house fire in the 2800 block of Olive Avenue NW.

Flames were reported about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, and crews found “heavy smoke and flames,” according to a fire department tweet. Crews were able to knock down the flames quickly.

Crews work to put out house fire on Olive Avenue NW in Roanoke.
Crews work to put out house fire on Olive Avenue NW in Roanoke.(WDBJ Staff)

Three people live in the home, but no one was inside at the time of the fire. No one was hurt, and a dog was also found safe.

The home is extensively damaged from the fire. The cause of the fire is not known.

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