Candle cause of Chesapeake house fire, officials say

Posted at 7:24 PM, Oct 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-17 21:05:16-04

(Photo: Chesapeake Fire)

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Firefighters were called to a house fire at a home in the Fernwood Farms section of Chesapeake.

The call came in Tuesday at 12:44 p.m.

Firefighters arrived at the home, located in the 300 block of Tarneywood Court, and saw heavy smoke.

The fire was contained to a second floor bedroom and brought under control at 1:10 p.m.

Officials say the fire was caused by a candle coming into contact with window drapes.

No one was injured.