NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Seven people were displaced after fire at a two-story home in Newport News Wednesday.
Assistant Chief of EMS Operations J. David Barrick said the fire sparked around 10 a.m. in the 900 block of 12th Street. When crews arrived on scene, they found visible smoke.
The fire was contained to the basement area. Barrick said it looks as though it started in the area of the panel box.
No one was injured and all occupants made it out of the home prior to fire crews' arrival. The American Red Cross is assisting those displaced.
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