Fire at 1002 Bullitt Ave.

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The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to an alarm for a structure fire on August 6, 2005 at 1002 Bullitt Ave. The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately midnight, and was quickly under control. The response of three Engines, one Ladder truck, two Medic units and one Battalion Chief were involved in the fire. The fire was under control at 12:15 a.m.
This is a residential structure that was occupied at the time of the fire by three people that all escaped unharmed.
Upon arrival units saw smoke coming from the attic. Fire crews made an aggressive attack and extinguised the fire quickly. There were no injuries to citizens or Fire-EMS personnel. The fire began in the attic and the fire was contained to the attic.
Damage estimate is approximately $1,200. The cause of the fire appeared to be from a lightning strike and has been ruled accidental.

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