One person displaced after house fire in Chesapeake

Posted at 6:21 PM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-07 23:28:10-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Firefighters responded to a house fire on Sunday.

Around 3:44 p.m., officials were informed of a house fire in the  1100 block of Chesslawn Circle W.

Reports say that first arriving firefighters saw smoke coming from a one-story home.

Multiple fires underneath the structure were located in the home's crawl space and chainsaws were used to open the floor to access the fire.

Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control at 5:13 p.m., and was said to be put out at 5:20 p.m. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

No injuries were reported and one person is displaced due to the fire.

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