Child playing with fire causes family of 3 to be displaced

Posted at 7:15 PM, Nov 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 18:17:51-05


CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A family of three was displaced after a child playing with fire ended in house fire in the 200 block of Gale Avenue.

The Chesapeake Fire Department responded to the fire at 5:58 p.m. When crews arrived, firefighters found smoke coming from a window at the side of the house.

The fire was marked out at 6:25 p.m.

One adult and two children will be displaced. No injuries were reported.

The three will be staying with family.