Fire at 1925 Airview Road

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The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a residential fire on August 25, 2005 at 1925 Airview Rd.
The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 10:00 a.m. and was quickly under control. The response of three Engines, one Ladder truck, two Medic units, one EMS Captain, one Investigative Unit, one Administrative Chief, one Battalion Chief and one Education Information Specialist for a total of 22 personnel were involved in the fire. The fire was under control at 10:14 a.m.
Upon arrival units saw light smoke coming from the structure. Fire crews entered the house and found a small pile of bedding on fire in a bedroom and quickly extinguished the flames. The fire started in the bedroom and was contained to the bedroom.
The structure was occupied at the time of the fire by eight people. Two of the residents were transported to a local hospital to be treated for a burn and smoke inhalation. The other five residents were unharmed. There were no injuries to Fire-EMS personnel.
The cause of the fire and damage estimates are undetermined and still under investigation. This house did have working smoke detectors.

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