Roanoke Fire-EMS are investigating a house fire that took place early this morning in Roanoke.
According to officials, crews responded to a home in the 3100 block of Courtland Road in Roanoke around 1:20 a.m. Heavy fire was found and a defensive attack was made as firefighters worked to protect houses in close proximity.
The fire engulfed the house and was through the roof. By 2am things began to be under control. The house was vacant.
The cause is under investigation.