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Officials: Space heater cause of Chesapeake house fire

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A space heater that was too close to an interior wall caused a house fire on Monday, according to the Chesapeake Fire Department.

Firefighters arrived at the home, located in the 2100 block of Benefit Road, around 11:30 a.m.

The fire was declared under control at 11:38 a.m.

No one was injured.