Fire in Roanoke displaces five people


    Shed fire displaces five people (Roanoke FireEMS Department)

    ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -- Firefighters responded to a fire in the 1600 block of Wise Avenue in Roanoke around 7 p.m.

    When crews arrived they found a shed fully engulfed in fire.

    The fire extended from the shed up to the rear of the house.

    Crews managed to contain the fire to the outside of the house, but the shed was a total loss.

    The fire has displaced five people, and four of those five are requesting help from American Red Cross.

    No injuries have been reported.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation, but the damage is estimated at $30,000.



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