House fire injures 1 person in Mechanicsville

Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A house fire in Mechanicsville sends one person to the hospital.

Firefighters were called to Drinkard Way on Friday morning and found one person in the front yard of a burning home, suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. The victim was taken to VCU Medical Center, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

Hanover Fire-EMS says the blaze has been marked under control. The home was damaged by fire and smoke.

The Hanover Fire Marsha’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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