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Chesapeake fire fighters force entry into home to extinguish fire

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Posted at 5:35 PM, Oct 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-20 17:35:59-04

Chesapeake, Virginia – A fire started in a Wingfield Avenue home in the South Norfolk section of Chesapeake Sunday afternoon.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

A neighbor noticed smoke coming from the roof of the house and called the fire department.

Firefighters forced their way into the home and quickly extinguished the fire.

The fire was contained to one room and minor smoke damage was throughout the rest of the house.

The fire department has not said how the fire actually started, only that it was accidental.