Two homes go up in flames in Southampton County

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SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters extinguished two house fires in Courtland on Friday.

Around 9:30 p.m., crews were called to Douglas Drive, which runs parallel to the 18000 block of Southampton Parkway.

Firefighters got to the scene and found two single-story homes fully engulfed in flames.

The fire was marked under control at 9:59 p.m. No injuries were reported.

Crews on scene helped with salvage and overhaul.

The eastbound lanes of Southampton Parkway were closed while firefighters battled the blaze, but have since reopened.