Small fire extinguished early Wednesday

Published 2:23 pm Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of a residential structure fire early Wednesday in the 400 block of Wilson Street. The fire was reported at 2:49 a.m.

The first units arrived on the scene at 2:55 a.m. and found a two-story duplex with heavy smoke showing from a vacant downstairs apartment, according to a city press release. Crews entered the apartment building and found a small fire in the front room of the downstairs apartment. The fire was contained to that room and was marked under control at 3:03 a.m. No injuries were reported. No one was displaced as a result of the fire.

Responding units included Battalion 1, Engine, 1, Ladder 3, Engine 2, Rescue 2, Medic 1, EMS 1, Fire Marshal 5, Engine 3, Rescue 6, Safety 1, and Engine 4.


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The cause of the fire is under investigation.