Officials with the Virginia Beach Fire Department said crews were called to a townhouse, off Great Neck Road, just before 9:30 a.m. Crews arrived on scene four minutes later, and had the fire undr control in about 10 minutes.
Pictures from the scene appeared to show heavy interior damage to the building.
Gallery: Fire damages townhouse in Virginia Beach
Officials said two men were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. A total of eight people — six adults and two children & one dog — were displaced as a result of the fire. The children were at school at the time of the fire, according to officials.
One of the men jumped out of a second-story window, and had burns to both of his hands. The other, a 94-year-old man, had some breathing issues because of the smoke from the fire.
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