HAMPTON, Va. - Nine people have been displaced after an apartment fire in the 2900 block of W. Mercury Boulevard Friday night.
The call came in at 7:36 p.m.
Units with the Hampton Division of Fire & Rescue arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the two-story building.
Everyone who lived in the apartment safely evacuated.
The Red Cross of Coastal Virginia is helping the people - four adults and five children - who were displaced.
Officials believe the fire was accidental.