Fire displaces family of eight in Suffolk

Posted at 1:45 PM, Feb 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-22 13:45:55-05


Suffolk, Va. –  An early morning fire displaced a family of eight Saturday morning.

Emergency Communications received the call about the fire  at 2:40 a.m. and units were on scene in the 1000 block of Custis Road in the East Suffolk Gardens neighborhood at 2:45 a.m.

The fire was under control at 3:10 a.m.

The home sustained heavy smoke and fire damage and the family, consisting of four children and four adults, are being assisted by the Red Cross. There were no injuries.

Engines 2 and 3, Rescue 1, Ladder 3, EMS 1, Battalion 1 and Medic 3 responded.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.