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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Fire at 3700 Woodcrest Rd.

The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a structure fire on August 22, 2007 at 3700 Woodcrest Rd.

The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 3:30p.m. The response of three Engines, one Ladder truck, two Medic Units, the EMS Captain and a Battalion Chief for a total of 18 personnel responded to the scene. The fire was ruled under control at 3:40 p.m.

When crews arrived they found a fire inside of the home that had burned through the floor. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and checked to make sure no one was trapped inside.

No one was in the house when the fire started. It was vacant at this time. There were no injuries to Fire-EMS personnel or civilians.

The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation at this time. Damage estimates are approximately $50,000.

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