Posts by Allemand, Matthew
Firefighters want support in the battle against work-related cancer
SUFFOLK, Va. — According to the Center for Disease Control, firefighters see an increased risk of getting cancer because of the carcinogens they’re around at a fire.Read More
Peanut processing plant catches fire in Suffolk
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Birdsong Peanuts processing plant on Factory Street in Suffolk caught fire Monday morning. According to a news release from the Suffolk Fire Department, crews were called…Read More
Lightning strike sparks fire at Suffolk home; 2 displaced
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A home in Suffolk caught fire early Monday morning during a period of strong thunderstorms in the area. Suffolk dispatchers tell WAVY.com crews responded to the…Read More
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two adults and two children were displaced after a house fire on Sunday afternoon.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue officials say firefighters were dispatched to the 100 block of Kingsdale Road at 1:47 p.m. for a residential structure fire. Upon arrival, heavy fire was showing from…Read More
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Three adults and four children are being assisted by the Red Cross after being displaced by a fire at their duplex Sunday morning.
Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the 400 block of St. James Avenue at 8:32 a.m. to find heavy smoke showing from the rear of one of the units in…Read More
Thousands raised to help Suffolk battalion chief recover from motorcycle crash
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Battalion Chief Andre Durham has been with Suffolk Fire and Rescue for almost 26 years.Read More
Train cars, locomotive derail in Suffolk neighborhood
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — No one was injured Monday afternoon after several train cars derailed in the middle of a residential area of Suffolk.Read More