SUFFOLK FIRE & RESCUE (VA) RESPONDS TO RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE FIRE
SUFFOLK, Virginia (June 30, 2022) Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a
residential structure fire, Thursday, June 30, 2022, in the 100 block of Castle
Court. Emergency Communications was contacted at 1:42 p.m.
Battalion Chief Steven Johnson advised the first unit arrived on the scene at 1:45 p.m.
Heavy fire was observed from the rear and roof of the single story residence. A
defensive operation occurred to protect other nearby residential dwellings. The fire was
marked under control at 3:26 p.m. Two people were at home at the time of the fire and
were able to get out safely. One occupant was evaluated and released by paramedics
on-site. The occupants were displaced from the home and are working with the
American Red Cross. No firefighters were injured.
Responding units included B1, B2, B3, E1, E3, E5, E6, E7, E9, FM7, L3, M10, M3, M6,
R1, REHAB6, SF1.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, yet it appears to be accidental in
Credit: Suffolk Fire Rescue