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Five displaced after apartment fire in Chesapeake

Posted at 9:48 PM, Feb 12, 2016

Chesapeake, Va. - Fire crews were on the scene of an apartment fire at Poindexter Street and Jackson Avenue on Friday.

Chesapeake Fire Officials say the fire started in the attic of the apartment building. Two apartments were damaged--one by fire and one by the water crews used to put out the fire.

The Red Cross has been contacted to help the five people displaced.

Dispatch received the call at 9 p.m.

When crews arrived five minutes later, they saw heavy fire coming from the roof of the two-story apartment building.

The fire was under control at 9:20 p.m. and completely out at 9:37 p.m.

There are no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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