Chesapeake Avenue house fire displaces two

Chesapeake Chesapeake Avenue House Fire South Norfolk_669364

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Two adults were displaced after a fire damaged their home in the South Norfolk section of Chesapeake, according to the Chesapeake Fire Department.

Firefighters were called to 1000 block of Chesapeake Avenue just after 7 p.m. Saturday.

The fire was contained in the walls and underneath of the two-story home.

It appears the fire was caused by the homeowner’s attempt to thaw frozen pipes with a heat gun, according to the Chesapeake Fire Department.

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