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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Fire at 4734 Casper Drive

The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a structure fire on August 30, 2007 at 4734 Casper Dr.

The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 9:16 a.m. The response of three Engines, one Ladder truck, two Medic Units, the EMS Captain, the Investigation Unit and a Battalion Chief for a total of 18 personnel responded to the scene.

When crews arrived they found smoke coming from the home. They quickly entered the structure and extinguished the fire.

There was one person in the house when the fire started. They escaped without injuries. There were no injuries to Fire-EMS personnel or civilians.

The fire started in a bedroom and was contained to the bedroom. The house sustained smoke damage. The fire has been ruled accidental but the exact cause is still under investigation at this time. Damage estimates are not available at this time.

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