One in custody after arson fires burn home, apartments in Roanoke

Published: Nov. 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - One home was destroyed and another damaged by fire in northeast Roanoke late Wednesday morning, and fire investigators say the fire was intentionally set by someone who also started a fire that left apartment residents displaced at another location.

Roanoke Fire-EMS says a suspect is in custody in connection with the house fire in the 1600 block of 10th Street NE and apartment fire on Dunbar Street NW, but that person’s name has not been released.

No injuries have been reported.