Firefighters extinguish blaze at home

Published 5:13 pm Thursday, July 12, 2018

Suffolk firefighters extinguished a fire at a home in the 200 block of North Capital Street on Thursday afternoon.

The fire was reported by multiple passersby at 12:44 p.m., and the first units arrived on scene in the Lloyd Place neighborhood at 12:48 p.m., according to a city press release.

Firefighters found a working fire with smoke showing from the residence. They had brought the fire under control by 1:10 p.m., but multiple rooms were involved.

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No occupants were located inside the residence, and it was not immediately clear how many would be displaced as a result of the fire. There were no injuries.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause.