Fire in Chesapeake motel

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Chesapeake, Va- At 6:49 pm, firefighters were called to a fire at the Budget Lodge in the 3200 block of Western Branch Blvd.

Crews arrived five minutes later and found a dryer on fire inside a utility room on the first floor of the two-story motel.

The firefighters got the blaze under control at 6:59 pm.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire appears to be a mechanical malfunction.