CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Crews were on the scene of a house fire that temporarily blocked traffic on a portion of Mount Pleasant Road in Chesapeake Friday morning.
According to dispatch officials, the call for the incident came in just before 9 a.m. Friday in the 1500 block of Mount Pleasant Road.
A man was sent to a local hospital for evaluation. The family dog was also rescued and treated for smoke inhalation.
Five residents, including three children, were displaced following the fire. The cause is still under investigation.
Both directions of Mount Pleasant Road in the area were blocked, but later reopened to traffic around 11:30 a.m.
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