Chesapeake house fire started by unattended candle displaces 4 people on Christmas

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Four people have been displaced after a Tuesday night house fire.

The Chesapeake Fire Department was dispatched to the 20 block of King George Quay at 8:39 p.m. Arriving six minutes later, they found a two-story townhome with light smoke visible from the outside.

Firefighters investigated the smoke and found a bedroom on the second floor on fire. Crews entered the building, and the fire was extinguished at 8:53 p.m.

Only one adult was home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

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