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Electrical Fire The Cause In 10,000 Square Foot Residence In Henrico

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HENRICO (WRIC) - Henrico County Division of Fire units responded to the 200 block of Dryden Ln in Henrico County's West End Friday evening for the report of a house fire.  Units received the call at 9:43 PM.  First arriving units made it on scene and reported smoke and fire from a large three story 10,000 square foot residence. 

Initial fire attack crews found fire in the basement of the residence.  First arriving units were able to keep the fire contained to the original area of origin.  Crews extinguished the fire within 30 minutes of arrival.  The fire was marked under control at 10:32 PM.  Four engine companies, two specialty service units, one fire medic units, and two battalion chiefs were assigned to the call for service. 

The cause of the fire has been determined to be accidental and electrical in nature. There was moderate fire and smoke damage done to the residence.  No injuries were reported from the fire.  It appears at this point the family of 2 will be displaced for a short period of time due to the fire.

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