Appeara fire

Smoke is seen coming from the back of the truck.

The Norfolk Fire Division received a report of smoke coming from the Appeara building shortly before 8 a.m. on Saturday morning. The source of the smoke appeared to be a bundle of laundry that was in the back of a semi-trailer truck at the business on North Third Street.

In other news

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Authorities renewed their search Tuesday of a swampy preserve area near the home of the boyfriend wanted for questioning in the death of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, whose body was discovered at a Wyoming national park months after the pair set out on a cross-country road trip.

BOSTON (AP) — A group of high school students in Massachusetts had to ride on a party bus complete with a stripper pole and neon lights during a recent field trip — an experience their teacher said highlights problems with the education system.

LifeServe Blood Center is seeking eligible blood donors to give blood at upcoming community blood drives to benefit local hospital patients.