CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Chesapeake fire crews are on the scene of an apartment fire onMill Creek Parkway in southern Deep Creek, near the DismalSwamp.
Capt. Mike Thibeault said an automatic sprinkler system kept thefire under control until firefighters arrived.
One person was inside the 3rd floor apartment, when the firebroke out Friday afternoon. Capt. Thibeault said it started in acouch. The person who lived there got out safely and ran to aneighbor's house to call 911.
The fire only damaged the couch. There is water damage to threeapartments, though, because the apartment sprinkler systems wentoff.
No word yet on what caused the fire.
This is a developing story. WAVY News 10 has a crew headed tothe scene. Look for the latest on air and online.
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