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3 children, one adult displaced following Suffolk duplex fire in Pughsville neighborhood

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Posted at 5:43 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 17:43:36-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Fire & Rescue units responded to a residential fire Sunday afternoon that left one adult and three children displaced.

Crews arrived on scene of a duplex fire at 3:12 p.m. in the 200 block of Pearl Street, in the Pughsville neighborhood.

Officials say the fire was contained to the the laundry room of the first floor apartment which suffered fire, smoke and water damage.

No injuries were reported, but one adult and three children are displaced. Officials say a dog was also rescued from the duplex.

The American Red Cross is providing assistance.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.