Seven adults displaced in duplex fire

Published 10:42 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Seven adults were displaced from their homes after a duplex fire on Tuesday afternoon.

Seven adults were displaced in a duplex fire Tuesday afternoon. (City of Suffolk Photo)

The fire in the 400 block of Cullodan Street was reported at 5:04 p.m., and Suffolk Fire & Rescue units arrived at 5:11 p.m., according to a city press release. Firefighters found heavy smoke showing from the rear of the first floor of the residence. The occupants had already evacuated.

The fire was called under control at 5:26 p.m., the press release stated. The fire was contained to the floor of origin, but both units suffered smoke damage. There were no injuries.

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The seven adults are being assisted by the American Red Cross, the release stated.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.