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Thursday, October 20, 2005

Fire at Old Spanish Trail

Check out the article from the Roanoke Times (HERE)

The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a residential fire on October 19, 2005 at 4306 Old Spanish Trail. The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 9:04pm and was quickly under control. The response of three Engines, two Ladder trucks, two Medic Units, one Investigative Unit, one Battalion Chief & one Administrative Chief for a total of 28 personnel responded to the fire.

Upon arrival fire crews found fire in an apartment. Fire crews quickly & aggressively extinguished the fire. The fire started in the living room area of the apartment and was contained to the living room.

The apartment building was occupied at the time of the fire. Everyone escaped unharmed. There were no injuries to civilians or Fire-EMS personnel.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage estimates are approximately $10,000.

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