An accidental fire in Roanoke Tuesday evening has left one resident without a home.
At 5:45 p.m., Roanoke Fire-EMS responded to a house fire in the 3800 block of Rolling Hill Avenue. The fire was under control in about 15 minutes, according to a news release.
The fire was ruled as accidental and was caused by the improper disposal of flammable material in a trash can.
The American Red Cross is assisting the displaced resident.
Damage estimates are approximately $50,000.