Crews respond to fire at Suffolk Towers Apartments

SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Suffolk Towers Apartments was temporarily evacuated Sunday as crews responded to an early morning fire.

Dispatchers received a 911 call reporting the fire in the 100 block of North Main Street at 4 a.m.

Battalion Chief David Harrell with Suffolk Fire reports crews arrived on scene at 4:06 a.m. to find the smell of smoke and burning wood in the lobby.

The fire was contained to a first floor storage area, however, smoke from the fire spread through out the building.

The building was evacuated as crews battled the flames. The fire was under control at 4:30 a.m.

All residents were allowed to return after the fire was extinguished and the building was ventilated.

No one was injured.


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