Fire Marshal: Intentional fire destroys vacant Roanoke County house

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m.

June 8, 2018 - Roanoke County Fire and Rescue officials said Jacob Seymour, 28, was taken into custody Friday morning and charged with burning or destroying any building or structure.

Officials said his address was listed as 'transient.'


Fire Marshals in Roanoke County are continuing their investigation into a fire on Split Oak Road Thursday.

Roanoke Fire and Rescue responded at about 7:20 p.m. to the 6700 block of Split Oak Road in the Back Creek area of Roanoke County for a structure fire.

They said initial calls were form a large plume of black smoke in the area.

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