House fire displaces 3 in Newport News

House fire displaces 3 in Newport News

House fire displaces 3 in Newport News

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on February 9, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Updated Sunday, Feb 9 at 5:55 PM

NEWPORT NEWS -- Three people have been displaced after their home caught fire on 19th Street.

According to a press release, from Deputy Fire Chief Kenneth Lay, crews were alerted to structure fire just before 1:00 p.m on Sunday.

When crews arrived to the home in the 900 block of 19th Street, all of the occupants were out of the home.

Firefighters were able to gain control of the fire within 20 minutes.

There were no reports of injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Red Cross assisted with provding the victims with food, clothing and temporary lodging.

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