Two killed in fire at Fort Lee Army post

Two people were found dead{ }after a fire in the residential area of Fort Lee Army{ }post early Monday morning.

The victims have not been identified.

Officials say flames broke out at a housing unit around 3 a.m. According to Fort Lee Fire Chief Franklin Tanner, the fire{ }spread to a neighboring unit in the duplex building. Crews extinguished the{ }blaze shortly afterward.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fort Lee is located in Fort Lee, Virginia,{ }near the cities of{ }Petersburg, Colonial Heights and Hopewell.

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