PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in Portsmouth Saturday night.

According to dispatch, crews were called to the 3900 block Winchester Drive at 8:46 p.m. Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke coming from the rear of the home. The interior of the residence was significantly damaged.

After investigating, Portsmouth Fire Marshals found an electrical short was the cause of the fire.

The resident made it out safely and is being assisted by the Red Cross.

No injuries were reported.