One person dead after house fire in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- One person died in a house fire, Wednesday afternoon. 

The fire occurred at a one-story home in the 5900 block of Andrew Place, just before 4:30 p.m. 

Firefighters searched the home and found an adult victim suffering from injuries sustained during the fire. The victim was carried out of the home and given treatment, but died at the scene. 

Officials are currently on scene investigating the cause of the fire. 

If you have any information, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 


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