Improperly discarded smoking materials led to Roanoke house fire, per fire officials

Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 9:16 AM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The cause of a house fire on Montrose Ave SE has been determined to be accidental due to improperly discarded smoking material, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.

Two adults and a dog are getting help from the American Red Cross after their house was damaged by fire Monday morning, displacing them.

The fire in the 600 block of Montrose Avenue SE was reported shortly before 9 a.m. Crews found smoke and flames coming from the back of the home.

No injuries were reported, according to Battalion Chief Chad Riddleberger. The home sustained smoke and water damage.

Montrose Avenue House Fire-Roanoke
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