7 displaced by house fire on Colin Ave. in Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Seven people were displaced by a house fire Saturday in Norfolk.

Crews were called to the 8100 block of Colin Drive around 4:00 p.m. Firefighters got to the scene at 4:05 p.m. and found heavy smoke showing from a two-story home.

Firefighters went into the home and encountered smoke on the first floor. They found flames near the drier. The fire was marked under control by 4:21 p.m.

A resident told units that everyone had gotten out of the home OK.

A man was treated for smoke inhalation and was taken to a local hospital. No one else was injured.

Three adults and four children were displaced. The Red Cross is assisting them.

The drier started the fire, officials say.

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