Video: Crews respond to fire at Portsmouth apartment

An image of crews at the sceen an apartment fire off Lakeside Drive in Portsmouth on Oct. 23, 2017. Courtesy: Wayne Martin.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters in Portsmouth were called to a fire Monday night at an apartment complex.

Dispatch said units were called to an apartment complex off Lakeside Drive just after 6:30 p.m.

Fire Chief Hoffler confirmed one person was home at the time of the fire.

One person was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation but was not taken to the hospital.

A WAVY viewer in the area got video of a multiple fire department crews at the scene.

Officials have not released the exact cause of the fire but say it started in the kitchen.

Other units in the apartment complex were not affected by the fire. 

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