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Norfolk house fire displaces two residents, damages neighboring home

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Posted at 11:43 AM, Feb 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-05 16:51:58-05

Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk Fire crews responded to a fire at a home at 307 W. 30th Street on Thursday morning.

Engine Company 2 arrived and reported heavy fire coming from the back of the home and fire coming from an upstairs window.

The fire quickly spread to the home next door and another team was dispatched to the scene.

Firefighters were able to limit the fire spread in the first home. Firefighters working in the second home contained the fire to the exterior of the home and there was very minimal fire damage on the interior of the second home.

Firefighters say two people were home at the time the fire broke out. No one was living in the home next door.

The two people self-evacuated after the smoke alerm alerted them. One was treated at the scene for a minor injury but was not transported to the hospital.

The Red Cross will be provided support to them.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Updates will be provided as they become available.