Crews battle extreme heat at Newport News house fire

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Crews battled extreme heat at a house fire in the 400 block of Ashton Green Boulevard Sunday evening.

Chief Stephen Pincus with the Newport News Fire Department said that the house had a significant amount of belongings inside, which created a challenge for firefighters working to extinguish the flames.

Extra crews were called in to assist because of the extreme heat coming from the fire.

Chief Pincus said it does not appear that anyone was inside the home and no injuries were reported..

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

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