Condemned house catches fire in Roanoke City

Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 12:24 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A condemned house on Rorer Avenue in Roanoke City caught fire Thursday morning

Roanoke Fire-EMS told WDBJ7 crews fought the fire from outside the structure when it became unsafe during the firefight to fight it from inside. The fire spread rapidly from the front of the home to the back.

Crews say one firefighter was affected by possible heat exhaustion. The department had to call in extra crews to help fight the fire.

No injuries were reported. The cause has not been determined.

Rorer Avenue Fire, Roanoke
Rorer Avenue Fire, Roanoke(WDBJ)

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