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A condemned home in southeast Roanoke sustained about $30,000 in damage in the Tuesday night fire.
KYLE GREEN | The Roanoke Times
Emergency crews respond a fire Tuesday night in southeast Roanoke.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A fire Tuesday night in southeast Roanoke was intentionally set, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.
Department spokeswoman Tiffany Bradbury said the fire that damaged an abandoned house at the intersection of 13th Street and Tazewell Avenue was ruled incendiary.
Crews responded to the house shortly before 9 p.m. and found fire on the second floor of the house.
Emergency personnel said the fire was contained to the upper level and was under control in less than 15 minutes.
Bradbury said the house, which was condemned and scheduled to be torn down, sustained an estimated $30,000 in damage. No one was injured in the fire.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Roanoke Fire Marshal’s Office at 853-2795.
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