Family escapes uninjured after fire on Hammett Ave. in Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — No one was injured in a house fire Monday morning in Norfolk.

Dispatch said they were notified just after 5 a.m. about a fire in the 300 block of Dune Street, but firefighters said the fire was actually at 8742 Hammett Ave.

Crews arrived to find flames showing and it took more than an hour to get the fire under control, according to officials.

Two homes were affected, but one just suffered minor outside damage.

There have been no reported injuries, but the home is uninhabitable now. There were two adults, three children and two dogs inside at the time.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but the fire marshal’s office is investigating.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family.

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