CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield crews are on the scene of a fire at the Shady Hill mobile home park on Jefferson Davis Highway.
8News has learned that a 78-year-old man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the fire. He died at the hospital.
A neighboring mobile home suffered some residual heat damage. The unit where the fire started has been deemed a total loss.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation, but Captain Joe Harvey with Chesterfield Fire says the high temperatures outside and the heat index alone don’t cause fires.
This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates.