Fire at 3824 Troutland Ave.

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The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department responded to a residential structure fire on June 11, 2007 at 3824 Troutland Ave.

The call was received through the 9-1-1 Center at approximately 11:39 a.m. The response of three Engines, two Ladder trucks, one Medic Unit, the EMS Captain, two Battalion Chiefs, the Education Information Specialist the Fire Marshal, the Service Truck and the Investigation Unit for a total of 26 personnel responded to the scene.

When crews arrived they found smoke coming from the structure. They quickly gained entrance and found a fire in the kitchen. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and checked for anyone trapped inside. The search was ruled all clear.

There was no one home when the fire started. There were no injuries to Fire-EMS crews or civilians.

The cause of the fire has been ruled accidental. It was started by a pot being left on the stove. Two people were displaced by this fire. The occupant and a teenager are being assisted by the Red Cross. The fire started in the kitchen and was contained to the kitchen. Damage estimates are approximately $25,000.

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