Candle cause of Chesapeake house fire, officials say

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Firefighters were called to a house fire at a home in the Fernwood Farms section of Chesapeake.

The call came in Tuesday at 12:44 p.m.

Firefighters arrived at the home, located in the 300 block of Tarneywood Court, and saw heavy smoke.

The fire was contained to a second floor bedroom and brought under control at 1:10 p.m.

Officials say the fire was caused by a candle coming into contact with window drapes.

No one was injured.