Crews battle house fire in South Richmond


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Crews battled a house fire on the city’s southside Friday morning.

Fire units were called to the house in the 1600 block of Tennyson Avenue shortly before 10:15 a.m. Richmond Fire said on Twitter that crews arrived to find “heavy smoke” coming from the home.

Chesterfield County Fire units were also called to help the Richmond Fire Department battle the blaze.

Working smoke detectors are being credited for alerting residents to safely get out of the burning home. No one was injured.

Crews determined the fire started on the right side of the house, though the official cause is still under investigation.

Photo Credit: Eric Coleman

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