Mother, daughter dead after house fire in Henrico

Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A 85-year-old mother and her daughter have died after being rescued from a house fire in Henrico County Tuesday night.

Henrico Fire released an update Wednesday afternoon confirming the death of Evetis D. Duren, 85, and her daughter Belinda D. Webster, 63. Both were in the home at the time of the fire. They died at VCU Medical Center.

According to authorities, at 11:27 p.m. they received a 911 call for a fire alarm to a single-family home. Firefighters went to the 7900 block of Tamarind Drive, off Wilkinson Road and found fire coming from the side of the home and smoke from several windows.

Firefighters believed there were people inside. Within minutes they rescued two women. Both were taken to VCU Medical Center for life-threatening injuries were they were later pronounced dead.

Henrico Fire Marshals remained on the scene to determine the origin and cause.

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