Majority of Hampton Roads and northeastern N.C. under a Heat Advisory until 6 p.m. Tuesday

Chesapeake firefighters battle house fire

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Crews were responding to a house fire Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters closed the 600 block of Sparrow Road as they fought the fire.

Smoke was seen coming from the home when the fire was reported around 1:45 p.m. The fire was been deemed under control by officials at 2:02 p.m.

Only one person was home at the time of the fire and they were able to escaped safely to a neighbor’s house.

Firefighters said it was a small cooking fire and was extinguished quickly.

Lodging arrangements are being made with family members.

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