Fire in Chesapeake motel

Posted at 7:33 PM, Jul 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-05 20:51:45-04

Chesapeake, Va- At 6:49 pm, firefighters were called to a fire at the Budget Lodge in the 3200 block of Western Branch Blvd.

Crews arrived five minutes later and found a dryer on fire inside a utility room on the first floor of the two-story motel.

The firefighters got the blaze under control at 6:59 pm.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire appears to be a mechanical malfunction.