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Chesapeake firefighters fight storage unit fire

Officials said units at Dominion Storage caught fire. The cause of the fire, and if there were any injuries, has not been released at this time.
Credit: Chesapeake Fire

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Chesapeake firefighters battled a storage unit fire on Friday.

In a tweet, the department said a commercial structure was on fire in the 200 block of Dominion Boulevard South around 5:30 p.m. at the Dominion Storage.

According to its website, Dominion Storage is a self-storage location. It also claimed to have 24-hour video surveillance, which could help firefighters learn what started the fire.

Sampson Creek Road was closed at 241 Dominion Boulevard due to the fire. 

Fire officials said the fire was under control by 6 p.m.

The Chesapeake Police Drone Team was sent to the scene to assist firefighters with an aerial view of the incident and locating hot spots. 

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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