CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A barge in the process of being dismantled in Chesapeake was evacuated Friday morning after a small fire broke out.
It happened just before 7 a.m., a Chesapeake Fire Department spokesperson said. The barge was at 1400 Precon Drive, off Bainbridge Blvd.
Materials being cut caught on fire, creating a small fire that filled a room with smoke.
The fire department says the fire was extinguished quickly and marked under control at 7:17 a.m.
No injuries were reported and it was determined to be accidental.