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One dead, two firefighters hurt after early morning house fire in Southwest Roanoke

One person is dead and two firefighters are hurt following an early morning house fire in Southwest Roanoke, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.

Authorities say it happened in the 400 block of Albemarle Ave.

Both firefighters have non-life-threatening burn injuries and one was hospitalized, authorities say.

According to Roanoke Fire-EMS, three people were home at the time of the fire.

We’ve now learned that a dog has died as well.

Authorities told 10 News that the fire was marked a second alarm due to heavy fire conditions.

Fifth Street and Albemarle Avenue are closed at this time.

Stay with 10 News as this breaking news story develops

Source: WSLS News 10

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