Vacant house fire in Portsmouth

Photo courtesy of www.portsmouthva.gov
Photo courtesy of www.portsmouthva.gov

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A vacant house caught fire in Portsmouth Saturday evening.

Dispatch received the call around 6:00 p.m. for a house fire in the 3200 block of Gwin Street.

Chief Mike Stockton with the Portsmouth Fire Department confirmed that the single-story house was vacant.

The fire started in the back of the house and spread to the attic.

Nobody was injured as a result of the fire.

WAVY.com is working to learn the cause of the fire.

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