Faulty water heater sparks fire in Norfolk

Fire in the 9600 block of Bay Street, Norfolk. (Image courtesy Google Maps)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A faulty water heater caused a fire at an apartment in Norfolk, displacing one person. The fire started after midnight in a four-unit building on the 9600 block of Bay Street.

When the Norfolk Fire Department arrived on scene, smoke detectors were going off and smoke was coming out of the building.

Twenty-four firefighters responded. No one was hurt.

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