Firefighters battle brush fire in Suffolk
Suffolk, Va. – Firefighters in Suffolk battled a brush fire Sunday afternoon at the end of Brook Ave. near the Colander Bishop Apartments.
According to a city spokesperson, the call came in at 12:37 p.m. Suffolk Fire and Rescue crews arrived at the scene about eight minutes later.
The fire extended into a wooded area near the power line right-of-way.
It took firefighters about 45 minutes to contain the fire. About 12 acres of brush were burned as a result.
No one was injured. The cause of the fire is undetermined.
Approximately 12 acres of brush burned as a result of the fire, which extended into a wooded area near the power line right-of-way. It took firefighters approximately 45 minutes to contain the fire. There were no injuries.
Engines 1 and 2, Brush Trucks 1, 7 and 8, Rescue 1 and Battalion 1 responded.
The cause of the fire is undetermined.