Man hospitalized for burns after home catches fire


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) —The Richmond Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at 3106 Baronet Dr. with heavy fire and smoke coming from the home.

Richmond Fire said they searched the home and found a man unresponsive inside.

Lt. Chris Armstrong said crews worked hard to get the man to safety.

“The patient was unconscious and unresponsive when crews arrived to him,” Lt. Armstrong said. “But they’re doing everything they can, en route to the hospital to see if they can save his life”

The man has been taken to the hospital with burns and fire-related injuries.

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