UPDATE: The fire started on second floor and no one was home at the time. Damage is estimated at $15,000 and the home has been condemned. Officials believe the home was under renovation and not being lived in, so it is unclear whether anybody has been displaced.

NEWPORT NEWS -- Crews are on the scene of a house fire in Newport News.

Officials say heavy smoke was showing from the front of the home. located in the 1200 block of 29th Street.

Battalion Chief J. Douglas Carper said crews are currently initiating an aggressive fire attack and search operations.

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