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Family escapes Suffolk house fire

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Posted at 2:15 PM, Jan 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-13 14:15:52-05

Suffolk, Va. –  A Suffolk family escaped their burning home in Suffolk on Sunday.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the fire in the 1100 block of Lake Kennedy Drive at 11:41 a.m. 

Engines 2 and 3, Ladder 3, Rescue 1, Battalion 1 and Medic 1 responded to the blaze, which was confined to the kitchen and was quickly brought under control. 

There was moderate smoke damage throughout the home.  No injuries were reported. 

One woman and three teenagers escaped the home unharmed after the smoke detector was activated.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

The occupants of the home will be staying with family members.