NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — All residents were safely evacuated from a burning home Monday night in Newport News, fire officials said.
Fire officials tweeted Monday night saying firefighters were on the scene of a residential fire in the 300 block of Dogwood Drive.
Dispatchers said the call came in reporting the incident at 9:14 p.m.
The family was home at the time but evacuated and called the fire department.
Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire coming through the roof. As of 10:15 p.m., crews had knocked down the fire within an hour and were in the process of putting out hot spots.
There were no injuries reported. The family of five has been displaced.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.