Fire at 3203 Oakland Blvd.

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A fire broke out at 0838 hours this morning at 3203 Oakland Blvd. NW. E2, E10, L2, E14, E5, BC2, RS1, M10, M3, Inv.1 responded for a single family dwelling fire. 1st Lt. Phillip Dillon and 1st Lt. Chad Riddleberger from Ladder 2 rescued a victim from the dwelling, who refused treatment and transport. The fire was contained in the kitchen. The fire was quickly brought under control. Investigators are on scene investigating the cause of the fire.
Additional from the Roanoke Fire-EMS Department:
The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a fire on November 10, 2005 at 3203 Oakland Blvd.
The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 8:38 a.m. and was quickly under control by 8:54 a.m. The response of three Engines, one Ladder truck, two Medic Units, one Investigative Unit, one EMS Captain, two Battalion Chiefs, one Administrative Chief and one Education Information Specialist for a total of 24 personnel responded to the fire.
Upon arrival fire crews found smoke coming from the eaves of the structure. This was a residential structure. Crews quickly and aggressively put the fire out that was found in the kitchen area. There was alot of smoke in the home. Crews did a thorough search and did find a resident in the home. Fire crews quickly got the victim out of the structure. The victim did not require medical attention. There were no injuries to citizens or Fire-EMS personnel.
The fire started in the kitchen and was contained to the kitchen. The cause is under investigation. Preliminary damage estimates are approximately $10,000.

Roanoke Fire-EMS responded to a residential fire at 3203 Oakland Blvd. on November 10th. Investigators have determined that the cause of this fire was accidental.

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