No injuries in garage fire

Published 9:02 pm Monday, January 24, 2022

Nobody was injured in a garage fire early Monday.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the fire in the 5500 block of Deerfield Court, arriving at 1:47 a.m. The original call came in at 1:41.

Captain Steven Henkle said that upon arrival, fire units found a large detached garage with heavy fire showing with extension into another garage. Fire crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and were able to keep the fire from extending to other structures. There were no reported injuries, and no occupants were displaced.

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Apparatus that responded to the incident included Engine 5, Engine 25, Engine 10, Engine 6, Ladder 5, Rescue 1, Battalion 2, Battalion 1, Medic 5, EMS 2, Rehab 6, FM 6, Chesapeake Ladder 10, Chesapeake Engine 12, and Safety 1.

The fire was marked under control at 2:48 a.m. and is under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s office.