Two transported following Norfolk business fire

Two transported following Norfolk business fire

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Two transported following Norfolk business fire

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 10 at 12:43 PM

NORFOLK -- Two employees suffered smoke inhalation and were taken to the hospital because of a commercial dryer fire at a Norfolk business Thursday morning.

About 30 firefighters responded to Eggleston Services in the 1100 block of Ingleside Road around 9:30 a.m. 

Officials told 13News Now an employee pulled the fire alarm and the sprinkler system contained the fire.

The fire generated a large amount of smoke inside and the building was ventilated by fire crews.

Six people were evaluated for possible smoke inhalation.  Two of those were transported, but none have life-threatening injuries, officials said. 

The cause of the fire has been ruled accidental.

 

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