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Three people displaced after Portsmouth house fire

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Red Cross is assisting three people who were displaced by a house fire Saturday around 8 p.m.

Officials tell News 3 the fire happened in the 1500 block of Highland Avenue and that fire could be seen coming from the first-floor windows on the front and side of the home when they arrived.

Firefighters were able to control the fire within five to six minutes of arriving on-scene.

No injuries were reported and no one was in the home at the time of the fire.

Officials are still investigating what caused the fire.

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