1 displaced by Suffolk apartment fire

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — One person was displaced after a Suffolk apartment fire.

Just before 1 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 600 block of Forrest Oak Lane for a fire at an apartment building.

Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue
Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue
Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue
Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue
Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue
Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue
Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue
Courtesy: Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue

Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke and fire in the kitchen area of a first-floor apartment. Crews were able to attack the fire, perform a primary search, and prevent the fire from spreading to other rooms, officials said.

They were able to gain control of the fire by 1:15 p.m. The American Red Cross is assisting the displaced resident. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

Check with WAVY.com for updates.

For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to WAVY.com.