Four displaced in house fire
Published 10:35 pm Sunday, July 4, 2021
Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of a residential structure fire on Sunday evening in the 300 block of Pinner Street. Emergency Communications was contacted at 9:16 p.m.
The first unit arrived on the scene at 9:19 p.m. and found a two-story residence with heavy smoke and fire showing from the front of the home, according to a city press release. Crews were able to quickly knock down the fire, and the fire was marked under control at approximately 9:45 p.m.
No one was home at the time of the fire. The four residents, including two adults and two children, will be displaced as a result of the fire, and the American Red Cross is being contacted for assistance.
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One firefighter suffered minor injuries at the scene and was transported to a local hospital, the press release stated.
Responding units included Engine 1, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Engine 2, Fire 3, Safety 1, Ladder 6, Medic 10, Fire Marshal 4, Medic 6 and Medic 8.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.