Early-morning fire damages Richmond house


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A house in South Richmond is damaged after an early Monday morning fire. 

According to Capt. Mark Wagner with Richmond Fire, crews were called around 6:15 a.m. to the house fire in the 1400 block of Minefee Street.

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find heavy smoke showing from the house. Crews were able to put out the blaze within a couple of minutes. 

No injuries were reported in the fire, which started in the living room, Capt. Wagner said. At this time, it’s unclear if the house is occupied or vacant. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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