PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Firefighters with the Portsmouth Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 2600 block of High Street Monday night.
Dispatchers received the call around 8:50 p.m. When crews arrived at the scene, they discovered that a bedroom mattress was on fire.
The fire was quickly distinguished and determined to be accidental in nature due to a child playing with a lighter.
Two adults and two children have been displaced. No injuries were reported.