Tag Archives: Roanoke Fire

Photos: Roanoke Firefighters Battle Multi-Alarm Fire and Driver Gets Hung Up on 5″ Hose

Roanoke Firefighters battled a fire at the Days Inn near the Roanoke Civic Center today. They are still on scene hitting the hot spots. The hotel was apparently undergoing renovations. There were no guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. The fire closed down route 460 in both directions right at Williamson Road for hours. The fire even made it on CNN today.

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New Digs

I have new digs...not here at the Fire Critic, but at my job. I got moved from a station which was built in the 70's to a station built last year. I went from most recently driving a 75' Quint (single rear axle) to driving an engine with an elevated master stream. Both trucks have the same cab and relatively the same engine components. This one just weighs less and is by all intents and engine, just doesn't look like one.

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