Two families displaced after Chesapeake apartment fire

Posted at 2:37 PM, Mar 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-11 16:44:03-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A total of four adults and four children are displaced from their homes following a fire at a two-story apartment complex in the 800 block of Windward Place.

The call came in at 1:17 p.m. on Saturday.

When firefighters arrived to the scene, crews saw smoke coming from the building.

The fire started in a first floor apartment and spread to the apartment above.

Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to other apartments, bringing it under control just before 1:30 p.m.

Officials say the cause of the fire was cooking related.

There were no injuries and the two displaced families have made housing arrangements.

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