Three displaced by NN house fire

Newport News House fire

NEWPORT NEWS, VA. (WAVY) – A fire at Newport News home displaced a family of three Sunday. Fire crews were called to the 900 block of 19th Street just before 1 p.m. after a fire started in the bedroom of a one-story home.

Two adults and one teenager who live in the home escaped the fire on their own  and were not injured, according to a fire department spokesperson.

Crews were able to get the fire under control in about 20 minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The displaced family is being assisted by the Red Cross.

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