Residents Displaced After Fire at Suffolk Apartment Complex

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — 2 hundred residents of a Suffolk residence advanced have been displaced Saturday after a two-alarm fireplace.

The Virginian-Pilot stories that crews responded to a fireplace name on the Royal Sail Residences at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday and located heavy smoke displaying from {the electrical} room. Officers stated the smoke traveled all through the five-story constructing by means of the trash chute.

Crews discovered {the electrical} service panel on fireplace within the mechanical room on the primary ground. The hearth was contained within the mechanical room, however triggered heavy injury to {the electrical} service drops and panel field.

2 hundred residents and 100 residence models have been impacted by the fireplace, officers stated.

BECO Asset Administration is working with displaced residents for relocation and housing whereas electrical companies are restored within the constructing.

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No accidents have been reported. The Fireplace Marshal’s Workplace is investigating the trigger and origin of the fireplace.

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