Crews respond to fire at house

Published 9:31 pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews responded to a residential structure fire in the 900 block of Virginia Avenue early Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 12:15 p.m., and the first unit arrived at 12:19 p.m., according to a city press release.

Crews found light smoke showing from the two-story residence, from which the occupants had evacuated prior to firefighters’ arrival, the press release stated. The fire was contained to the kitchen; however, the rest of the home sustained smoke damage.

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There were no injuries, but two adults and two children will be displaced by the fire and are being assisted by family.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.