Family displaced in Suffolk house fire

Posted at 8:41 AM, Jan 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-11 08:41:47-05

Suffolk, Va. – A family of five was displaced in a house fire in Suffolk Friday night.

The single-residence fire happened in the 2200 block of Simons Drive in a rural area off Indian Trail and Old Myrtle Road.

Fire crews received the call at 8:25pm and arrived to find moderate smoke showing from the two-story residence.

Engines 4 and 6, Ladder 6, Rescue 1, Medic 6A, EMS 1, Tankers 1 and 7 and Battalion 1 responded to the scene.  The fire was brought under control at 9:07 p.m.

No one was injured in the fire. The family of three adults and two children will be assisted by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire was ruled accidental.