Family of four displaced after house fire in Western Branch


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — On Wednesday evening, crews responded to reports of a residential house fire in the Western Branch neighborhood of Chesapeake.

Fire officials said they were called to the 1600 block of Jolliff Road around 6:50 p.m. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they reported finding a one-story structure with heavy smoke coming from the roof.

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They were able to get the fire under control in 25 minutes.

There were no injuries, however, the family of four will be displaced. Their dog also made it out safely.

The cause of the fire is undetermined.

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