SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A brush and structure fire in northern Suffolk sent a tall plume of black smoke into the sky Tuesday afternoon.
Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews were called out to the scene near the 6900 block of Armstead Road, shortly before 3 p.m.
The fire is about one mile into the wooded area past the entrance gate to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District Nansemond Wastewater Treatment plant.
The fire burned a vacant structure and an acre of woodlands. The fire was called under control at 6 p.m. It remains unclear how it started.
There were no reported injuries.