Crews put out early morning house fire in Virginia Beach

Posted at 5:37 AM, Dec 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-17 06:15:59-05

Virginia Beach, Va. - Crews battled a house fire early Thursday morning in the 1800 block of Haverhill Drive in the Landstown Lakes neighborhood of Virginia Beach.

Emergency dispatchers first received calls around 4:30 a.m.

Fire officials say the blaze started on the outside of the home and spread into the garage. There was no damage to the inside of the house.

Four people were inside at the time of the fire, three of them were treated on scene for smoke inhalation.

Fire officials say the cause of the fire was electrical, starting in the meter at the back of the house.