One injured in Kempsville-area house fire

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A civilian was injured in a Kempsville-area house fire Monday evening.

Battalion Chief Jack Crandle with the Virginia Beach Fire Department said a call for a fire in the 5300 block of Challedon Drive came in around 8:25 p.m. Fire crews arrived just before 8:30 p.m. and controlled the flames by 8:35 p.m.

A bedroom in the single-story home was fully involved in the fire, but fully extinguished around 8:45 p.m.

Four people and a dog were at home at the time of the fire, including one juvenile. Crandle said all made it out okay, but two are being evaluated by medics as a precaution and one person is being evaluated for smoke inhalation and minor burn injuries.

All four residents are displaced from the home due to fire damage.

Stay with for updates as they become available.

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