Three displaced in fire

Published 6:51 pm Tuesday, August 17, 2021

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Suffolk Fire & Rescue units responded on Tuesday afternoon to a residential structure fire in the 5000 block of South Links Circle.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 1:31 p.m., and the first unit arrived on scene in the Harbourview South Village neighborhood at 1:38 p.m., according to a city press release.

Firefighters found light smoke showing from the garage upon arrival at the two-story residence. The fire was quickly knocked down. The fire was primarily confined to the garage and a section of the first floor and was called under control at 2:18 p.m.

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There were no injuries, the press release stated. Three adults have been displaced but did not request assistance from the American Red Cross.

Responding units included Battalions 1 and 2; Engines 5, 10, and 25; Ladder 5; Safety 1; Rescue 1; EMS-2; Rehab 6; Medics 6 and 10; and mutual aid was provided by the Chesapeake Fire Department with their Engine 28 and Ladder 10.

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