Burning food fills Portsmouth apartment with smoke

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – No one was hurt in an apartment fire in Portsmouth Saturday afternoon.

Chief Jim Hoffler with Portsmouth Fire-Rescue said someone fell asleep while cooking inside an apartment on Kenny Lane. A neighbor called the fire department after seeing smoke coming from the apartment.

Hoffler said the fire did not spread past the food on the stove.

No one was hurt.

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