RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A warehouse in downtown Richmond is scheduled to be demolished after a fire destroyed it earlier this week.
Crews responded to reports of a large fire on 3002 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard a little before 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18. When firemen arrived on the scene, they saw flames coming through the roof of a warehouse.
The fire, which could be seen at a location across from The Diamond, was brought under control at 9:25 p.m. and all hotspots were extinguished.
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An inspection of the building that caught on fire took place afterwards. The property owner approved for the building to be demolished next month.
No injuries were reported in connection with the fire, and nobody was displaced. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.