Fire in debris pile damages building, fills neighborhood with smoke in Chesapeake

Posted at 1:02 PM, Oct 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-16 13:05:00-04

Chesapeake, Va. – A large pile of debris caught fire in the 4000 Block of Wilcox St. and filled the area with smoke late Friday morning.

Firefighters were called to the fire at 11:52 and arrived eight minutes later.

The fire was quickly brought under control, but generated a lot of smoke in the area and damaged an adjacent building.

There were no reports of injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.