Norfolk resident hospitalized after house fire

NORFOLK, Va. – One person is in the hospital after a fire in the 7400 block of Tapley Avenue Wednesday night.

Units with Norfolk Fire-Rescue responded to the scene at 8:35 p.m., arriving to find a fire in downstairs room in the back of the two-story home.

The fire was called under control at 9:09 p.m.

Authorities say the residents were at home at the time of the fire. One person was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

Due to fire damage throughout the home, the residents will be displaced.

The fire marshal’s office is currently investigating the fire.

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