Three displaced in fire

Published 12:30 pm Saturday, February 13, 2021

Three people were displaced from their home in a fire late Friday.

The fire in the 1900 block of Nansemond Parkway was reported at 11:07 p.m., and the first units arrived on scene at 11:15 p.m., according to a city press release.

The firefighters found heavy flames and smoke showing from a pickup truck parked in the driveway immediately in front of the single-story brick residence, with fire extending into the residence. The occupants had already evacuated, the press release stated.

There were no injuries, and the fire was called under control at 11:25 p.m. The family of three was displaced and is being assisted by friends.

Responding units included Battalion 1; Engines 1, 3, and 6; Ladders 3 and 6; Medic 3, Rescue 1, EMS-1, and Safety 1.

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