1 taken to hospital after fire on Victory Drive in Norfolk


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk Fire-Rescue officials say one person was transported to a hospital after a fire Wednesday night.

Norfolk officials tweeted Wednesday night around 9:10 p.m. saying crews has just gotten control over a residential structure fire in the 7600 block of Victory Drive.

The call came in reporting the fire at 8:35 p.m. Crews arrived to find a blaze in the kitchen that started due to cooking. It quickly extended into the cabinets, Norfolk Fire-Rescue tweeted.

The fire was marked under control at 8:55 p.m.

One person was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. The extent and nature of their injuries has not been released.

A dog was rescued from the apartment as well.

The American Red Cross has been notified for assistance.

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