One displaced in fire

Published 12:00 pm Saturday, September 29, 2018

One person was displaced by a Saturday morning fire from a home they planned on moving into this weekend.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue units responded to the fire in the 1000 block of Woods Edge Circle after receiving a call from a neighbor at 2:06 a.m., according to a city press release.

Upon arrival, crews found fire showing through the side of the house near the attic. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire from the exterior and forced entry to search for occupants, but none were found, the press release stated.

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Moderate fire was found and extinguished in the attic, and there was minor extension of flames to the rooms below, according to the press release.

The fire was called under control at 2:49 a.m. The Fire Marshal ruled it accidental.