1 displaced after house fire on Shell Road in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — One person has been displaced after a house caught fire Monday morning in Chesapeake.

Firefighters were called just before 11 a.m. to the 1600 block of Shell Road and found smoke coming from the roof of the two-story home. The fire had already caused significant damage by that time, firefighters say. It was marked under control around 11:15 a.m.

No injuries were reported and the home wasn’t occupied at the time. .

The cause of the fire is still under investigation and the Red Cross is helping the resident with lodging.

Shell Road at Faulk Street in Chesapeake was closed to traffic, and a tweet from Chesapeake Roads said there was no estimated time when the road will reopen.

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