Suffolk Firefighters respond to apartment balcony fire

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Posted at 9:54 PM, Mar 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-28 21:54:19-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews responded to an apartment fire Sunday in the 1400 block of Bridgeport Way.

Officials received a call at 7:44 p.m., regarding the fire at the 3800 Acqua Apartments.

When crews first arrived they found smoking embers on the outside balcony of a fourth floor corner apartment and were able to quickly knock down the fire. There were no evacuations and no injuries, according to officials.

The fire was called under control at 8:02 p.m.

The cause of the fire was determined to be carelessly discarded smoking materials.