Fire at 1902 Patterson Ave.

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The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a fire on February 12, 2006 at 1902 Patterson Ave., J&J Paving.

The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 11:14 p.m. The response of three Engines, one Ladder truck, two Medic Units, one EMS Captain, one Investigative Unit and one Battalion Chief for a total of 19 personnel responded to the scene. The fire was quickly under control at 11:30 p.m.

Upon arrival crews found fire coming from the roof of J&J Paving. Fire crews quickly extinguished the blaze. There was one person inside of the structure when the fire broke out. They escaped without injuries. There were no injuries to Fire-EMS personnel or to any other citizens.

The fire started as a flue fire and spread to the roof and was contained to the roof. The cause of the fire was build up in the flue which caused high temperatures in the liner. This liner was touching the facial board lining the roof. Damage estimates are approximately $5,000.

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