Vacant farmhouse in Suffolk catches fire

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – No one was injured when a vacant farmhouse in rural Suffolk caught fire Saturday evening.

Fire crews responded to the 800 block of Longstreet Lane around 8:22 p.m. after receiving reports of a fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene within minutes of receiving the  call and quickly brought it under control, according to a fire department spokeswoman.

Suffolk Police briefly closed the road so crews could battle the fire, which was contained to the entry area of the farmhouse.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.




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