Three displaced after townhouse fire in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Firefighters responded to a townhouse fire in the 100 block of Tower Drive, Saturday evening.

According to dispatch the emergency call came in at 5:05 p.m. The fire was under control at 5:34 p.m., says a fire official.

Officials say that three adults are being assisted by the Red Cross.

Gallery: Virginia Beach townhouse fire displaces 3 people. 

Three townhouses were heavily affected and two suffered fire damage.

Officials say the fire was likely caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials.

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