Five people displaced after Suffolk house fire

Posted at 12:46 PM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 12:46:01-04

SUFFOLK, Va. – Crews responded to a fire that displaced five people Wednesday night.

The fire happened in the rural Whaleyville borough in the 6100 block of Whaleyville Boulevard around 8:15 p.m.

The fire was contained to the kitchen including the stove, cabinets and kitchen ceiling and was called under control at 8:36 p.m., officials said.

Four adults and one child were displaced due to smoke damage and the electrical power being secured. They are being assisted by family in the area.

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