2 children, 2 adults taken to hospital after South Norfolk house fire

South Norfolk Rodgers Street fire

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Two children and two adults were taken to the hospital wth minor injuries on Tuesday after a house fire in South Norfolk. 

Chesapeake and Norfolk fire departments responded to the fire in the 1100 block of Rodgers Street at 6:24 p.m.

Units arrived at 6:27 p.m. and found smoke and fire showing from the side of the two-story home. 

Fire officials say everyone had already evacuated by the time firefighters arrived and the fire was brought under control at 6:42 p.m. It was fully extinguished at 7:15 p.m.

Officials say the fire was caused by a pan left unattended on the stove and all residents are expected to make a full recovery. One other person was treated at the scene. The Red Cross is assisting with lodging arrangements. 

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