Chesapeake crews battle morning house fire

Posted at 7:05 AM, Jan 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-23 07:29:30-05

cfChesapeake, Va. – Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on South Battlefield Boulevard.

Police say it started before 5 a.m. The homeowner was able to escape, and now has a place to stay tonight.

Firefighters say there is substantial damage to the home.

Watch NewsChannel 3 for updates.