3 adults, 8 children displaced after kitchen fire in Chesapeake

Posted at 6:53 PM, Feb 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-10 18:53:44-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A fire in the 1200 block of Old Atlantic Avenue in the South Norfolk section of Chesapeake forced 11 people out of their home Thursday evening.

Firefighters got a call about a fire in the area at 5:08 p.m.

Arriving on on scene four minutes later, firefighters found a working fire in the kitchen.

The fire was marked under control at 5:20 p.m.

The home's residents, three adults and eight kids ranging in age from 7 to 17, were able to get out safely before the fire department arrived.

The Red Cross is helping them with lodging arrangements.

Officials are still working to determine what caused the fire.

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