Newport News Fire responds to stove fire

Posted at 1:06 PM, Aug 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-19 13:06:28-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Fire Department responded to a stove fire on Heritage Way Sunday.

Dispatchers received a call at 11:57 a.m. for the fire, which according to Battalion Chief Wesley Rogers was out by the time crews arrived.

Crews remained on-scene to clear smoke from the apartment with fans.

The homeowner reportedly suffered smoke inhalation. No other injuries were reported.