Suffolk house fire under investigation

Posted at 5:53 PM, Nov 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-15 18:02:25-05

Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Sierra Drive this afternoon. Emergency Dispatchers received the call at 1:54 p.m. and the first unit was on the scene at 1:59 p.m.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue arrived to the scene to find smoke coming from both eves of the structure and light smoke from the door. The fire was under control by 2:10 p.m.

The only occupant of the home was medically assessed and treated by Suffolk Fire and Rescue personnel before being transported to Sentara Norfolk General with non-life threatening injuries.

The resident of the home will be displaced because of the extensive fire damage in the kitchen area. They will be staying with nearby family.

The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time