Chesapeake, Norfolk firefighters battle house fire overnight


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters are trying to find out what stared a house fire in the South Norfolk section of Chesapeake during the overnight hours.

Fire department officials said in a news release firefighters were called to Orville Avenue just before 12:45 a.m. The first units on scene reported finding smoke and flames coming from a two-story home.

Gallery: Fire departments battle house fire

Officials said firefighters from Chesapeake and Norfolk were able extinguish the fire just before 1 a.m. No one was home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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