Portsmouth home catches fire on Effingham Street

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Fire and Rescue teams responded to the 1500 block of Effingham Street Wednesday morning for a home on fire.

Crews were on scene in less than five minutes and contained the fire to a crawl space beneath the building, according to Portsmouth fire officials.

All occupants evacuated before crews arrived and there were no injuries reported, firefighters say.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

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