Two firefighters hospitalized after responding to Norfolk International Terminals fire

Posted at 4:33 AM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 14:02:22-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Two firefighters with Norfolk Fire-Rescue have been sent to the hospital for evaluation following a fire at a cold storage facility, according to city officials.

The fire was at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) and the call came in around 1:30 a.m.

Officials said units found a smoldering fire in the insulated walls and roof area of the building. With the building be under construction, crews had a difficult time accessing the fire to completely extinguish it.

It is not known at this time what the two firefighters are being evaluated for at an area hospital.

More details to come about the fire as they are provided by Norfolk Fire and Rescue.

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