Five displaced in house fire

Published 6:25 pm Saturday, July 11, 2020

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Suffolk Fire & Rescue units responded to a residential structure fire in the 400 block of Hunter Street Saturday morning.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 11:10 a.m., and the first unit arrived on scene in the South Suffolk neighborhood at 11:14 a.m., according to a city press release.

The first arriving fire units found smoke showing from the single story residence, according to the press release. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire that was contained to the kitchen.

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Five occupants, including two adults and three children, have been displaced and will be assisted by the Red Cross. There were no injuries.

The fire was called under control at 11:25 a.m.