Man taken to hospital after fire at Suffolk home

Posted at 9:18 PM, Feb 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-03 22:37:15-05

Suffolk, Va. – A man was taken to the hospital on Monday night after a fire broke out at a Suffolk home.

Fire crews say this happened in the 900 block of East Washington Street in the downtown area. Calls came in to emergency crews at around 7:04 p.m.  and units were on the scene at 7:09 p.m.

They say a two-story home was converted into two apartments and the fire started on the second-floor.

No one was on the first floor at the time.

Crews say two people have been displaced and a man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Red Cross is helping one of the residents by providing food, clothing, and lodging assistance.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.