Three displaced in fire

Published 8:22 pm Thursday, March 25, 2021

Three people were displaced from their residence due to a fire early Thursday.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the call in the 100 block of Greenfield Crescent in the Southside Meadows neighborhood. The fire was reported at 4:19 a.m., and the first units arrived on scene seven minutes later, according to a city press release.

The first arriving fire units found a one-story residence with light smoke coming from the residence, the press release stated. The occupants, one adult and two juveniles, had evacuated prior to the arrival of firefighters.


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The crew entered the residence and found a fire that was contained to the kitchen area. The fire was called under control at 4:35 a.m. There were no injuries, but the three occupants have been displaced.

Responding units included Battalion 1; Engines 1, 2, and 3; Ladder 3; Rescue 1 and 6; Medic 3; EMS-1; Safety 1; and FM-1.

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