Rebo’s Club building in Roanoke County destroyed by fire

A building used by the Rebos Club of Roanoke was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning.

The Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department said crews responded to the fire in the 4200 block of Garst Mill Road, in the area of ​​Garst Mill Park, shortly after 3 a.m.

Units from the department’s Cave Spring station arrived first and « found a large commercial building completely engulfed in flames, » the department said in a news release.

About 40 minutes after crews were dispatched, the department said, the fire was extinguished. No one was inside the building when the fire broke out. No one was injured or displaced.

The county department said Roanoke Fire-EMS also responded to the scene and provided assistance. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office. A damage estimate is also pending.

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According to its website, the Rebos Club is a nonprofit organization that provides meeting spaces for recovery groups, as well as scholarships for members of the local recovery community. The club’s main building was not damaged in Thursday’s fire.

Emma Coleman (540) 981-3198

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