Shed destroyed by fire in Suffolk

Posted at 9:23 PM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 21:56:17-04

Firefighters respond to a residential structure fire in Suffolk on Thursday, July 13. (Photo courtesy of the City of Suffolk)

SUFFOLK, Va. – Emergency crews responded early Thursday afternoon to a residential structure fire in the 4600 block of Godwin Boulevard.

The first units arrived on scene around 5:06 p.m., where firefighters found a shed on fire. The fire was brought under control at 5:19 p.m. and did not extend to the main residential structure.

The shed was declared a total loss.

The Suffolk Police Department provided traffic control at the scene and briefly closed the roadway in both directions. The roadway was reopened at 5:34 p.m.

There were no injuries.

At this time, the cause of the fire is unknown and is still under investigation.