SMITHFIELD, Va (WAVY) — A joint effort by two area volunteer fire departments helped to quickly suppress an aggressive interior house fire in Smithfield on Sunday.
Units were dispatched shortly before 4 p.m. and Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department arrived first at the single-story residence in Pinewood Heights neighborhood to find light smoke coming from the house.
Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department arrived soon after Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department and together they were able to prevent the fire from moving to other parts of the structure.
Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad was called to transport one patient with minor injuries to a nearby facility.
The fire was brought under control and all units were cleared from the scene by 4:47 p.m.