No injuries reported after dryer fire in Suffolk nursing home

Posted at 12:33 PM, Feb 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-17 12:47:47-05

SUFFOLK, Va. – Suffolk firefighters responded to Autumn Care of Suffolk in the 2500 block of Pruden Boulevard Sunday morning.

According to officials, dispatch received a call around 7:30 a.m. for smoke in a laundry room at the facility.

Fire crews arrived on scene and found a dryer on fire. The fire was contained to the laundry room and was quickly put out.

The home’s occupants were staged in place, as smoke conditions were limited due to fire doors.

There were no reported injuries and the fire remains under investigation.