Six Rescued Overnight in Three-Alarm VA Fire

Nov. 1, 2021
Norfolk Firefighters rescued residents from an apartment fire via ladders and interior operations during a 3-alarm fire early Monday morning.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue responded to a 3-alarm fire Monday morning in the West Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk. Several people were rescued, according to Battalion Chief Stephanie Ramsey.

Dispatchers say fire crews were notified around 4:34 a.m. about a fire in the 900 block of Greenway Court.

Ramsey confirmed six people were rescued from the Wayne & Stanfield Apartments, a 15-unit building. Four people were rescued by ladder crews and two people were rescued from inside the building. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, Ramsey said.

Ramsey says fire crews are still on scene working to contain the flames before fire control units can respond.


This is a developing story. Check throughout the day for updates.

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