Apartment building fire in downtown Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A fire broke out in a residential building in downtown Suffolk Wednesday morning.

Fire and Rescue crews arrived at the 200 block of Pinner Street at 2 a.m.

The residents were able to safely evacuate the building.

A firefighter sustained minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital.

Firefighters were able to control the blaze at 2:36 a.m.

The home sustained heavy damage to the first floor, and a total for 4 adults and 10 children were displaced as a result. American Red Cross is assisting the families.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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