CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - A Chesapeake house fire Wednesday afternoon is being blamed on cooking.
Deputy Fire Chief Dan Fermil with the Chesapeake Fire Department said crews were dispatched to the 300 block of Snowberry Lane for a report of a possible fire around 1 p.m. When they arrived, firefighters found smoke showing at the back of the home.
The fire, located in the kitchen was extinguished about 50 minutes later and was determined to have started as a result of cooking.
The kitchen suffered fire damage while the rest of the home suffered smoke damage, Fermil said.
Residents have been displaced as a result.
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