Action Day: Potential severe storms and flash flooding threaten Hampton Roads, NE North Carolina

Six cats die in a Portsmouth house fire

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated.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.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Firefighters in Portsmouth responded to a house fire early Sunday morning.

According to officials, dispatch was called about a fire in the 60 block of Prospect Parkway, which is in the Cradock area of Portsmouth.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire 2:30 a.m. They say that the fire had started in a bedroom of the home.

No people died in the fire but six cats did perish.

Two people were displaced by the fire that officials say was caused by an overloaded electrical outlet.

Google Map for coordinates 36.799120 by -76.318854.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.