Pier fire sparks near Langley Air Force Base

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton fire crews battled a pier fire near Langley Air Force Base Wednesday morning.

Capt. Jeff Pereira with the Hampton Fire Division told WAVY.com crews were called to Tide Mill Lane near Lasalle Avenue around 5:45 a.m. The fire was out on the waterway between Langley and Hampton in the Back River.

Fire crews had to take a small fire boat out to the scene in order to reach to fire due to the location.

Pereira said he does not believe any boats were tied to the pier. It is unknown who owns the pier at this time.

Further information was not immediately available. Pereira said Langley was assisting.

Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.

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