House heavily damaged in Sunday afternoon fire

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on November 17, 2013 at 6:25 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 17 at 7:20 PM

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CHESAPEAKE, VA -- Firefighters found heavy flames showing when they arrived on the scene of a house fire in the 3800 block of Bruce Rd. Sunday afternoon.

The call came in to emergency dispatch at 2:09 and fire units arrived on scene at around 2:15. We're told It took firefighters about 35 minutes to bring the fire under control. 

An adult male occupant was suffering from some smoke inhalation, and was transported to the hospital for evaluation.  No other injuries were reported. 

A fire department spokesperson said the family told them that they would be making arrangements to stay with family members in the area.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
 

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