One person dead in Chesapeake morning house fire

By Holly Henry, WTKR Online Producer

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A man has died as a result of a house fire this morning in Chesapeake.

According to Michael Thibeault, Assistant Fire Marshal for the Chesapeake Fire Department, fire crews were called to the 800 block of Dorcas Road at 7:43 Tuesday morning in response to a house fire.

Crews arrived and found a single story structure with heavy smoke showing. Crews forced their way into the home, and discovered an unresponsive male inside the home.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say the fire was under control at 8:06 a.m.

Crews remain on scene and are still investigating.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.


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