Beach family displaced after devastating fire

Posted at 9:59 PM, Dec 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-19 18:54:49-05

Virginia Beach, Va. - A family of four will have to find a new place to live after their home caught fire in Virginia Beach on Thursday night.

This happened at 1516 Hedgrow Road. Calls came in reporting the fire at around 5:30 p.m.

Officials say there was heavy damage to the rear of the home.

The family was renting the home and had no insurance. The damage was assessed at around $80,000-$90,000. The house is now condemned.

The fire started in a utility room where a water heater and some cans of paint and thinner were located.

The residents are now staying with family members in the area.