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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Five people escaped a Virginia Beach house fire Monday, officials said.

Crews responded to a fire in the 1800 block of Sunrise Drive around 8:30 a.m.

Smoke and fire could be seen coming from the laundry room.

Five people were at home at the time of the fire and everyone escaped without injury, fire officials reported.

The Red Cross says they are providing lodging to one person and will be meeting with additional residents later today to determine their needs for possible assistance.

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