Brush fire put out in Roanoke County

Brush fire in Roanoke County Sunday morning.
Brush fire in Roanoke County Sunday morning.(Roanoke County Fire & Rescue)
Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 6:37 AM EST
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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke County Fire & Rescue put out a fire Sunday that was caused by a downed power line.

Crews responded around 5:30 a.m. to the 7000 block of Mount Chestnut Road in the Back Creek area for a reported brush fire.

A fire crew saw lots of smoke and 3 to 4 acres of brush on fire, as well as homes and buildings that were threatened by the fire. The people inside the homes were evacuated. The fire burned over four acres, according to fire crews.

Crews say no homes were damaged and no one was injured.