Fire at duplex in Newport News

Posted at 2:45 PM, Dec 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 18:47:01-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A Newport News duplex had heavy smoke and fire damage Monday afternoon after a fire.

The fire happened in the 3600 block of Roanoke Ave. around 12 p.m., say officials with Newport News.

When firefighters arrived on scene they saw flames coming from the building.

No injuries were reported to residents or fire fighters, but three adults were displaced by the fire. The American Red Cross is helping them.

Chief Rodgers of the Newport News Fire Department told News 3 that a fire engine was involved in an accident while responding to the fire. Crews on the fire engine did not report any injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that was involved in the accident was transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

The fire its self is still under investigation.