Officials: 2 children, 6 adults displaced in Norfolk apartment fire

  • Source: WAVY- TV 10 NEWS
  • Published: 08/14/2019 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Eight people were displaced early Wednesday morning after an apartment building in Norfolk caught fire. Chief Damon Langley with Norfolk Fire-Rescue said firefighters were called to the 1000 block of W. 37th Street around 3:45 a.m. Crews arrived on scene and found heavy fire showing from the second floor of the building. It ended up spreading to the attic, Langley said. Fire-Rescue officials later said in a tweet two people were rescued from windows on the second floor. Four people were transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation. No other injuries were reported. The American Red Cross responded to help six adults and two children displaced by the fire. Another tweet said firefighters had the flames under control shortly after 4 a.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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