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Fire displaces Suffolk family of five

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Posted at 12:53 PM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 01:52:51-04

SUFFOLK, Va. — A family of five in Suffolk was displaced after a fire Monday evening in the city. 

Officials with Suffolk Fire & Rescue said the fire happened around 10 p.m. in the 80 block of Stacey Drive at the Parker-Riddick Village Apartments.

Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the second floor and roof of the building.

Residents who had evacuated the building were able to re-enter after the fire was put out.

Officials said there were no injuries. They also said the fire was contained to the room it started in, with heat and smoke damage being a result of the fire on the second floor.

The family that was displaced consist of one adult and four juveniles.

The cause of the fire is undetermined and the Fire Marshal’s Office will be investigating, according to officials.