Man taken to the hospital after being found in Richmond with serious burns


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police and Fire Departments are working a hazmat situation near N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard.

According to the Richmond Fire Department around 8:10 a.m. crews responded to the area of N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard for reports of a burned person. Once crews arrived on the scene they found an adult man suffering from serious burns.

Crews say based on the material found at the scene, the Richmond hazmat team responded.

Richmond Fire and Police closed Stuart Avenue at N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard to investigate.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital.

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