Five displaced, one sent to hospital following Virginia Beach townhouse fire

Posted at 10:45 PM, Jul 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-12 22:45:17-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Virginia Beach Fire Department responded to a multifamily residence fire that left five people displaced Sunday afternoon.

Crews responded to the fire in the 1100 block of Netherland Court, located in the Green Run area, at 6:50 p.m.

Crews say heavy fire was showing from the back of the townhouse. The fire was under control within 25 minutes, according to officials.

Two town-homes were damaged and 5 people were displaced.

One person was taken to a local hospital to be treated for heat-related injuries.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

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