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.
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Source: WSLS News 10