One person suffering with critical injuries after Portsmouth house fire

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – One person is in the hospital with critical injuries after a fire damaged a home Sunday morning in the Port Norfolk section of the city.

Fire crews were dispatched to the scene at 11:19 a.m. for a single family residential structure fire in the 700 block of Lanier Crescent.

Portsmouth EMS Manager Jeff Meyer tells the fire was contained at 12:51 p.m.

Officials are not sure how many people will be displaced at this time, however, Red Cross has been contacted to assist.

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