No injuries reported in Norfolk fire

WAVY/Liz Palka
WAVY/Liz Palka

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Everyone is safe after a house fire in Norfolk.

According to Battalion Chief Julian Williamson with Norfolk Fire-Rescue, the fire was at a home in the 100 block of Howe Street around 4:12 p.m. Saturday. Units reported visible smoke and flames when they arrived.

Fire crews were able to quickly put out the flames, but the home did sustain fire and smoke damage. According to Williamson, the home is uninhabitable and the resident is being helped by the Red Cross.

Williamson said no one was home when the fire sparked, and no one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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