Dog dies in Chesapeake house fire that displaced two

Credit: Chesapeake Fire Department

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A dog died in a fire at a Chesapeake house Friday morning that displaced two adults, fire department officials said.

Capt. Scott Saunders of the Chesapeake Fire Department confirmed the fire was at a home on Starboard Road, in the Ahoy Acres neighborhood. Crews were called out to the scene around 9:50 a.m.

Firefighters arrived 10 minutes later to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the single-story house. The fire was brought under control 10:25 a.m.

Viewer video showed crews at the scene, with smoke rising from an area that looked like it was behind house. Images from the fire department showed part of the house damaged by fire.

Officials say two adults were displaced, and have made local lodging arrangements. The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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