Fire damages Roanoke County home

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Roanoke County Fire Investigators determined that yesterday's house fire on Coachman Circle was caused by a burning log.

Investigators said the burning log rolled out of the fireplace and onto the carpet.

The women living in the home was unable to get the log back in the fireplace so she called 911 and got out of the house quickly.

The fire began to spread quickly after the carpet ignited.

No injuries were reported.


One occupant was home at the time of the fire in the 2500 block of Coachman Circle. Crews say two dogs were evacuated and unharmed in the fire.

The fire was brought under control in about 30 minutes and investigators say the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.


Two people will be staying in temporary lodgings after their home was badly damaged by fire Tuesday.

Firefighters were called to the 2500 block of Coachman Circle in Roanoke County around 4 Tuesday afternoon.

A man and woman were inside the home when the fire broke out, according to firefighters at the scene. Both were able to make it out of the home safely.

The American Red Cross is providing the impacted family with a temporary place to stay.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire and assess damages.

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