Firefighters extinguish house fire

Published 3:09 am Sunday, April 4, 2021

Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of a residential structure fire Saturday afternoon.

The fire in the 1100 block of Erin Drive, located in the Driver Village Green subdivision, was reported at 1:13 p.m., according to a city press release.

The first units arrived on the scene at 1:17 p.m. and found smoke and fire showing from the first floor attached garage. The fire did extend into the home’s utility room. The fire was marked under control 1:45 p.m. No injuries were reported. The residents of the home, two adults and two children, are displaced as a result of the fire.


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Responding units included Engine 10, Medic 10, Ladder 5, Battalion 2, Engine 5, EMS 2, Engine 25, Ladder 3, Safety 1, and Rescue 1. Suffolk Police assisted with traffic control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.