Vinton House Damaged by Fire, Officials Investigating

Vinton, VA - Firefighters in Vinton say a home received major damage after it caught fire Wednesday night.

Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Crews were called out to the scene around 8 p.m. to a house fire at the corner of 6th Street and Dale Avenue in Vinton.

When the first firefighters arrived, they found a single story house with heavy smoke coming from the eaves. It took volunteer and career crews about 30 minutes to get the flames under control. The damage to the house is extensive.

The residents were home at the time of the fire and evacuated without injury along with their pets.

The fire marshal was on scene working to determine what caused the fire.