One person critically burned during Roanoke brush fire

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Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 3:48 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - One person was taken to a hospital with critical injuries, apparently sustained during a brush fire Wednesday.

About 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Roanoke Fire-EMS was called to the 700 block of Hemlock Road NW for reports of a fire. Crews found a fire that had spread across approximately an acre and a half, and came across the victim.

The fire has been determined to be accidental.