CHESAPEAKE, Va. - The Chesapeake Fire Department is investigating after a fire displaced three adults from their home in the Western Branch section of the city.
Firefighters received the call for a fire in the 5000 block of Bute Street at 9:18 a.m. When crews arrived on the scene six minutes later, they found smoke and fire coming from a two-story home.
One occupant was home at the time and escaped prior to the fire department's arrival. A man was taken to a local emergency room with injuries he received in the fire.
The family had one dog inside, which was found unharmed.
The fire was called out at 9:41 a.m.
Its cause remains under investigation.