5 displaced after house catches fire on Wilrose Trace in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Five adults are displaced after a fire at their home Wednesday morning in Chesapeake.

Firefighters say it happened in the 1300 block of Wilrose Trace. Dispatchers got the call at 7:53 a.m.

When firefighters arrived minutes later, they found smoke coming from the second floor, and the residents had evacuated beforehand.

The fire was marked under control at 8:31 a.m. and out at 8:46 a.m.

No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.

Firefighters also responded to a fire at an abandoned home on the 1400 block of Atlantic Avenue. No injuries were reported and that fire is under investigation.

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