HENRICO, Va – A house fire in Henrico County displaces a family of Nine. At 3:15 PM, Henrico Fire responded to a report of a house on fire at 4911 Taos Lane. The 911 caller stated that the bedroom was on fire and everyone was evacuating.
When fire crews arrived they found heavy fire conditions coming from a second floor window. A quick plan of attack and an aggressive interior fire fighting crew kept the fire from spreading through the house. The fire was held to the bedroom with heavy smoke damage throughout the rest of the home. The blaze was brought under control in minutes.
The family was home at the time of the fire and everyone escaped without injury. No firefighters were injured. Two adults and seven children ages eight to seventeen will be displaced as a result of the fire. Red Cross is assisting the family with their needs. The Fire Marshal is on scene and no cause is known at this time.