Newport News storage building heavily damaged in overnight fire

(WAVY/Lavoy Harrell)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — An industrial storage building in Newport News was heavily damaged overnight in a fire, officials say.

Crews were initially called to the scene for a brush fire in the area of Nettles Drive at 1:01 a.m. Saturday.

While en-route, dispatchers updated the call to a structure fire response on Bell King Road at TNT Concrete Express.

Crews arrived on scene to find the building fully involved.

Due to the volume of fire, all operations were confined to exterior firefighting tactics. The fire was brought under control at 1:31 AM.

Officials say the building suffered heavy fire damage, but no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.