Crews battle two house fires in Aragona section of Virginia Beach

Posted at 10:15 AM, Jul 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-16 17:19:40-04

Virginia Beach, Va. - Two homes burned in separate fires in the Aragona section of Virginia Beach today.

Crews responded to the first blaze fire in the 4700 block of Overman Avenue shortly after 9 a.m.

Firefighters say flames were coming from the home. A person and a dog were inside the home  according to Amy Valdez of the Virginia Beach Fire Department. No injuries have been reported.

The fire, which apparently started in the garage, caused minor heat damage to a neighbor's home.

The second blaze was reported at 1:10 in the 4900 block of Whitman Lane.  All of the home's occupants got out safely and fire officials say they are looking for a cat.

Fire officials say they do not believe to the two incidents are related.