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Firefighters battle brush fire in Suffolk

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Mar 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-02 16:00:07-05

Suffolk, Va. – Firefighters in Suffolk battled a brush fire Sunday afternoon at the end of Brook Ave. near the Colander Bishop Apartments.

According to a city spokesperson, the call came in at 12:37 p.m.  Suffolk Fire and Rescue crews arrived at the scene about eight minutes later.

The fire extended into a wooded area near the power line right-of-way.

It took firefighters about 45 minutes to contain the fire.  About 12 acres of brush were burned as a result.

No one was injured.  The cause of the fire is undetermined.

Approximately 12 acres of brush burned as a result of the fire, which extended into a wooded area near the power line right-of-way.  It took firefighters approximately 45 minutes to contain the fire.  There were no injuries.

Engines 1 and 2, Brush Trucks 1, 7 and 8, Rescue 1 and Battalion 1 responded.

The cause of the fire is undetermined.