Norfolk firefighters investigating suspicious apartment fire

Norfolk firefighters investigating suspicious apartment fire

Norfolk firefighters investigating suspicious apartment fire

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WVEC.com

Posted on May 10, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Updated Friday, May 10 at 9:59 PM

NORFOLK-  Firefighters were investigating a fire in the 7800 block of San Antonio Avenue Friday night.

The fire involved a vacant downstairs apartment.  There was moderate damage to the apartment and minor smoke damage to another. 

Firefighters were able to get the fire knocked down quickly. 

According to Capt. Mike Hicks, there has been some instances of crime in the general area of the apartment the last couple of nights including a shooting. 

A neighbor reported to firefighters hearing someone breaking into the apartment before the fire, Hicks said.  They yelled at the intruder and they ran off.  

There was a minor injury when someone tripped over a fire hose and scraped their knees and hands.

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