Four displaced in apartment fire

Published 9:59 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Four people were displaced in an apartment fire on Wednesday afternoon.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of a residential structure fire in the 2500 block of East Washington Street. Emergency Communications was contacted at 4:18 p.m. advising of the incident at the Wilson Pines Apartments, and the first units arrived on scene at 4:24 p.m.

Upon the arrival of the first crews, light smoke was showing from the second-floor unit. The fire was contained to the kitchen and was marked under control at 4:28 p.m. There was no extension to any neighboring apartments. Four occupants have been displaced and will be assisted by the American Red Cross. There were no injuries.


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Responding units included Battalion 1, Engines 1, 2, 3 and 4, Ladders 3 and 6, EMS-1, Medic 3, Rescue 1, and Safety 1.