NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Four adults and seven children were displaced after a home with an attached apartment on Hampton Boulevard caught fire early Saturday morning.
Fire crews responded to the 7400 block of Hampton Boulevard around 4:32 a.m. after smoke was reported coming from the second floor of a two-and-a-half story home.
While battling the blaze firefighters learned that there was an apartment attached to the home and that there could be people inside, according to a fire department spokesman.
Extra manpower was called to help battle the blaze and to search for any people potentially trapped inside.
After a search of the home it was discovered that all 11 occupants managed to escape the structure unharmed.
The fire was brought under control around 5 a.m.
Investigators say that the fire was electrical in nature and started in the attic.
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