NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Emergency officials say a person was injured during a house fire on Wednesday afternoon.
Newport News Fire Department responded to the house fire in the 300 block of Pear Ridge Circle just after 1 p.m.
Firefighters were able to get the fire under control within 10 minutes, according to Battalion Chief of Special Operations, Jim Gower.
Gower says the injured person is getting treated for a burn to his hand at Riverside Regional Medical Center.
Gower says it appears that the fire was started by grease.
The Newport News Fire Dept has fire apparatus on scene of a residential structure fire at 394 Pear Ridge Circle— Newport News Fire (@NNFire) January 10, 2018
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