Firefighters battle house fire in Newport News

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News and Hampton Fire Departments responded to a house fire in the 1200 block of 24th Street.

It happened Wednesday at 2:13 p.m.

When units arrived, they saw smoke coming from the second floor window and eaves on the front of the house.

The fire was under control just before 2:30 p.m.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

There were no injuries to bystanders or firefighters during the incident.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.