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Dumpster catches fire near Roanoke County schools administration building

Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded to a dumpster fire behind the Roanoke County Schools' administration building Friday afternoon.
Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded to a dumpster fire behind the Roanoke County Schools' administration building Friday afternoon.(WDBJ)
Published: Jun. 14, 2019 at 2:02 PM EDT
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Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded to a dumpster fire behind a warehouse at the Roanoke County Schools' administration building Friday afternoon.

According to a post on the department's Facebook page, the fire was reported around 12:50 p.m. Crews arrived to find a dumpster beside the warehouse that was fully involved in fire.

About 20 firefighters used firefighting foam to extinguish the fire in about 30 minutes.

There were no injuries and no damage to the warehouse.

The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is currently investigating.

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