NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A teenager and her family pet escaped from a burning Norfolk home Wednesday morning.
Norfolk fire crews were called to battle the fire at a 2-story home in the Norview section of the city just after 11 a.m.
The call came in for units to respond to the 6300 block of Trafalgar Ct. They arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the home.
There were reports of someone inside the home, according to Chief Julian Williamson. He said smoke detectors alerted the female teenager inside. Both she and the family pet escaped without injuries.
One firefighter received minor facial burns and is being treated at a local hospital, Chief Williamson said.
According to Capt. Mike Hicks, the fire appears to have started in the kitchen.
The Fire Marshal's Office in investigating. No word yet on what caused the fire.
Trafalgar Ct. was closed to traffic during the investigation.
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