4 people, 3 dogs displaced following Virginia Beach fire

Posted at 1:49 PM, Jan 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-23 13:49:59-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Fire Department responded to a house fire in Sandbridge that left four people and their three dogs without a home Saturday morning.

According to the department, the call came in at 6:36 a.m. for the fire. Crews responded to the 2900 block of Sand Bend Road, where they found heavy smoke coming from a home's carport.

All four residents exited the home safely along with their dogs. No injuries were reported, and the fire was marked under control at 7:09 a.m.

The VBFD contacted the Red Cross to assist the displaced residents.

The fire's cause is still unknown and is under investigation by the Virginia Beach Fire Marshal's Office.