Chesapeake family of five displaced after house fire

Posted at 8:51 AM, Dec 09, 2020

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Crews responded to a second house fire in the Chesapeake on Wednesday morning around 8:30 a.m.

The fire was in the 1300 block of Wilrose Trace.

A family of five adults have been displaced after the fire caused significant damage to their home in the Great Bridge section of the City.

Family members had evacuated before firefighter's arrival. Firefighters entered and searched the structure. Officials said there were no injuries reported.

This was the second fire in the city Wednesday morning. Crews responded to a house fire in the 1400 Block of Atlantic Ave., around 6 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.