May 30, 2023


Update: The two firefighters have been released from the hospital. 

Fire crews have determined the cause of the fire to be accidental. 

Virginia Beach, Va. – Two people have died and two others are injured after flames ripped through a Beach home on Friday evening. Two firefighters have also been injured officials say.

They say the fire was on 1340 Thamesford Drive.

Fire crews say four engines, a ladder and fire squad, and EMS units were on the scene.

Crews were alerted to the fire at 6:10 p.m.

They say there was heavy fire when they arrived. Four people were taken out of the home. Two people died, another is in critical condition after being transported to a burn trauma unit, and one person refused treatment officials say.

Crews say two firefighters are also being treated for first and second degree burns.

Fire crews are still on the scene right now conducting secondary search operations and overhaul of the fire.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates

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