Norfolk firefighter injured in Willoughby Spit fire


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after responding to a fire Monday afternoon at Willoughby Spit. 

Norfolk Battalion Chief Brian Nichols says the firefighter was conscious and breathing when they were transported. 

The house fire broke out around 4:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of Little Bay Avenue. Firefighters were still at the scene as of 5:35 p.m., but said the fire was under control.

No other injures have been reported, including to the home’s two occupants, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Check back for updates.

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