One person displaced after Newport News house fire

Posted at 5:58 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 17:58:44-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – One person has been forced out of their home after a fire in the 200 block of Mona Drive Tuesday afternoon.

The call came in at 3:40 p.m.

Upon arrival, firefighters saw fire coming from the attic and the side of the house, which suffered extensive damage. A neighboring home also sustained heat damage.

No injuries were reported.

The homeowner will not seek assistance from the Red Cross, fire officials say.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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