Two displaced in downtown fire

Published 9:23pm Monday, February 3, 2014

Two adults were displaced by a fire in the 900 block of East Washington Street in downtown Suffolk on Monday evening.

A male resident was taken by ambulance to Sentara Obici Hospital with injuries that were considered non-life threatening, according to Suffolk spokeswoman Diana Klink. No firefighters were injured in the fire, she said in a press release.

The fire began in a second-floor apartment of the two-story wood-frame structure, which had been converted into two apartments, Klink stated in the release. The first-floor apartment was vacant at the time of the fire, which was reported at 7:04 p.m.

The Suffolk Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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