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Fire damages Chesapeake shopping center

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Posted at 2:12 PM, Sep 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-04 14:12:57-04

Chesapeake, Va. – A Chesapeake shopping center was evacuated Friday afternoon due to a fire.

Firefighters were called to the shopping center at 1315 Western Branch Boulevard at 1:10 p.m.

Crews arrived to find burning shrubbery next to a building that had spread into the shopping center. The fire was under control at 1:31 p.m.

Damage to the building was limited to one unit occupied by Connect Hearing.

All businesses are expected to reopen shortly.