CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- Emergency crews battled an apartment fire Thursday afternoon.

The fire broke out in the 3000 block of Welcome Road just before 5 p.m.

Firefighters arrived within minutes and found smoke and flames coming from the building.

Crews had the fire under control by 5:10 p.m. and out 5 minutes later.

Nine people were displaced after the fire.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.