VIRGINIA BEACH -- Firefighters battled a house fire in the Croatan area of Virginia Beach Monday night.

Emergency personnel responded to the scene in the 500 block of Vanderbilt Avenue around 6:20 p.m., according to Virginia Beach Fire Battalion Chief Tracy Freeman.

The fire orginated on the third floor deck, Freeman said. One person was inside the home at the time, but managed to get out safely.

No word on what sparked the fire. An investigation is now underway.

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