14 displaced by early morning apartment fire in Norfolk

Posted at 7:51 AM, Sep 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-22 07:51:25-04

Norfolk, Va. – Six adults and eight children were displaced by a fire in an apartment building at 819 West 38th Street in Norfolk early Tuesday morning.

Fire crews were called to the scene around 3:30 a.m.

A fire had started in a kitchen but sprinklers put the fire out before fire units arrived at the scene. No one was injured.

The Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents.

“Our team met with all of the residents impacted by this fire to assess their needs and to provide support to help them as they start to recover,” said Red Cross Communications Officer, Jonathan McNamara. “We will maintain communications Witt the residents over the days to come to see if additional assistance is needed.”