Suffolk garage and apartment destroyed by fire

Posted at 10:54 AM, Jun 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-23 10:54:26-04

SUFFOLK, Va. – A garage with apartment above was declared a total loss Thursday morning after a fire.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department crews responded to the fire in the 1400 block of Bridge Point Trail in the Chuckatuck borough shortly after 4:30 a.m.

The occupant of the apartment vacated before crews arrived.

The fire was called under control at 5:26 a.m.

There were no injuries but the structure was declared a total loss.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.