Fire diplaces family in Roanoke County, $30,000 in damages

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Officials say a house in Roanoke County received an estimated $30,000 in damages due to a fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


A family was displaced Friday night after a fire in Roanoke County.

According to a news release, Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded at about 6:10 p.m. Friday to the 7400 block of Fernway Drive, in the Back Creek area of the county in response to a structure fire.

Crews from Back Creek found smoke inside a two-story home. The fire was brought under control in about 40 minutes, and there were no injuries, the report stated.

The home was occupied by two adults and one child, and all occupants made it out safely. The fire was contained to the garage, though there was a fair amount of smoke damage, the release stated.

The family will be staying with family in the area, the release added.

Units from Back Creek, Cave Spring, Bent Mountain, Clearbrook, and Fort Lewis responded to the fire. The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is on scene to investigate a cause and estimate damages.