Trailer fire injures two

Published 12:51 pm Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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Two people suffered minor injuries during a residential structure fire shortly before noon Wednesday in the 1100 block of Nansemond Parkway.

Fire Chief Michael Barakey advised the first unit arrived on the scene at 11:36 a.m. for the incident involving a bedroom fire in a trailer home in Magnolia Lake Mobile Home Park. The occupants of the home were out of the residence prior to firefighters’ arrival.

The fire was marked under control at 11:44 a.m. It is unknown at this time if the residents will be displaced. The two injured occupants were evaluated at the scene.

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Responding units included Engine 3, Ladder 3, Medic 3, EMS 2, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Engine 1, Engine 6, Safety 1, Battalion 3, Fire Marshal 6, Fire Marshal 7, and Suffolk Police.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.