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Fire Crews Across Richmond Area Fight Apartment Fires

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Richmond Fire crews also battled a fire the morning of June 12 at the Midlothian Village Apartments (Photo by 8News Reporter Mark Tenia). Richmond Fire crews also battled a fire the morning of June 12 at the Midlothian Village Apartments (Photo by 8News Reporter Mark Tenia).
In Petersburg, several residences caught fire shortly before noon at the Windy Ridge Apartments on Roundtop Avenue (Photo by 8News Reporter Tim Wronka) In Petersburg, several residences caught fire shortly before noon at the Windy Ridge Apartments on Roundtop Avenue (Photo by 8News Reporter Tim Wronka)
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Multiple apartment complexes in the Richmond metro area caught fire Thursday morning, injuring one person.

In Petersburg, several residences caught fire shortly before noon at the Windy Ridge Apartments on Roundtop Avenue, near Route 301/South Crater Road. Firefighters from both the City of Petersburg and Chesterfield County responded to the blaze. Authorities tell 8News that one person was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation. Two individuals were displaced in the fire; the other affected units were vacant. It is likely that three total units were involved in the fire.

Richmond Fire crews also battled a fire the morning of June 12 at the Midlothian Village Apartments; they arrived on scene to find heavy smoke coming from one of the buildings. The Richmond Fire Department is investigating what sparked the fire. No injuries have been reported. One adult and two children were displaced; the Greater Richmond Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting the residents. 


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