Virginia Beach firefighters, along with auto-aid from Norfolk Engine 4, responded today to a 5:09 a.m., call for a residential fire in the 5300 block of Challedon Drive in Carolanne Farms in Kempsville.
Units arrived and encountered heavy fire showing throughout the structure, went into a defensive method of fire attack, had it under control within 40 minutes and declared it out at 6:36 a.m.
No civilians or firefighter injuries were reported.
The fire's cause is under investigation.
Photos by the Virginia Beach Fire Department Multimedia Services Unit and VBFD photographer Ray Smith.