Crews work two-alarm fire at vacant hotel in Newport News

Posted at 5:35 AM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 05:50:19-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News Fire Department are investigating a commercial structure fire in the 6100 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Dispatchers received the call just before 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Officials say first units arrived on scene and spotted flames coming from the third floor of a vacant hotel.  Fire units upgraded this to a two-alarm fire.

There has been no injuries reported at this time.

The cause of fire is under investigation.

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