PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters responded to a house fire on Granada Road in Portsmouth Thursday afternoon.
The Portsmouth Fire Department said in a news release units were dispatched to the 3200 block of Granada — which is near the Portsmouth YMCA — around 12:15 p.m.
Officials said responding units found heavy smoke at the house. Photos included in the release showed smoke billowing into the sky from the back of the house.
Firefighters had the flames under control around 12:55 p.m., officials said.
Officials said the homeowner was not there at the time.
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