2 people rescued from Norfolk house fire, no injuries reported

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Posted at 4:51 AM, Dec 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-08 06:32:10-05

NORFOLK, Va. - Two people were rescued from a house fire on Woodview Avenue Wednesday morning, Norfolk Fire-Rescue said.

The fire was called in at 3:40 a.m. and was reported under control by 4:13 a.m. According to officials at the scene, the fire began in the attic and damaged the side of the house.

Three children and three adults were inside the house at the time of the fire. Norfolk Fire-Rescue personnel rescued one person in a wheelchair and one who was bedridden, and everyone else got out on their own.

No injuries have been reported to civilians or firefighters, but the home's six residents have been displaced.

Fire officials said the fire's cause was electrical.

This is a developing story.