Business condemned after Newport News fire

Posted at 9:21 AM, Jul 25, 2014

Courtesy Newport News Fire Department

Newport News, Va. – An office suite was condemned Friday morning after an early morning fire caused extensive damage at the Counseling Center LLC located at 606 Denbigh Boulevard.

Firefighters were dispatched at 4:41 this morning and arrived to find smoke issuing out of the one-story complex.

The fire was brought under control in about 20 minutes, however, firefighters remained on the scene until 8:00 a.m. removing smoke from the business and an adjacent office.

Investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office are on scene trying to determine the cause of the fire.

The preliminary damage is estimated to be $35,000. No injuries were reported.