NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News firefighters worked a house fire near the Denbigh area on Sunday.
The fire department says it responded to the 600 block of Mac Neil Drive around 8 a.m. They could see dense smoke from a good half a mile away and arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the home.
The home’s smoke detectors alerted the residents of the fire. Crews searched the home and made sure everyone was out. One person was treated and released at the scene. A firefighter also reported a minor injury, but did not require treatment.
Images provided by the fire department show significant damage to the home. Five residents were displaced.
The cause of the fire was ruled accidental.