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Fire destroys garage on Withers Street

Suffolk Fire & Rescue units responded to a residential structure fire at 121 Withers St. on Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 12:10 p.m., and the first units arrived on scene at the home off Nansemond Parkway at 12:17 p.m.

The fire started in a detached garage and progressed to the home. The garage was destroyed, and the home was heavily damaged. The start of the fire is still under investigation.

No injuries were reported, but two adults will be displaced from the home.

Police blocked off a section of Nansemond Parkway and all of Withers Street to allow Engine 3 access to the fire hydrants and other emergency vehicles to move.

Responding to the scene were Battalions 1 and 3, Engines 2, 3, and 6, EMS 2, Ladder 3, Rescue 1, and Medic 10.