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Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Fire at 4511 Williamson Road

The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a structure fire on December 31, 2006 at 4511 Williamson Rd., The Plaza Court Motel.

The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 2:28 a.m. The response of three Engines, two Ladder trucks, three Medic Units, one EMS Captain, one Investigative Unit, and one Battalion Chief for a total of 24 personnel responded to the scene.

Upon arrival, crews found a fire in a back room of the motel. Crews quickly extinguished the blaze. The fire was contained to the room of origin. Rooms above and beside this room sustained smoke damage.

There were no injuries to civilians or Fire-EMS personnel. The Red Cross is assisting some of the occupants.

The cause and the origin of the fire are still under investigation.
Preliminary damage estimates are approximately $15,000.


Anonymous said...

how sad, out of all those units on the scene, there was only 24 firefighters there. Should have been at least 33. We're running to thin and its going to catch up with us one day.

Anonymous said...

Yep, and other than firefighters, knowone cares!!!