Fire destroys home in eastern Henrico

Posted by Colby Rogers - email

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - An overnight fire in Henrico's East End has left a house a total loss.

Flames broke out around 2 a.m. Friday in the 100 block of Seaton Drive near Nine Mile Road.

Three people were displaced by the fire. One person was sent to the hospital for what fire officials said were minor injuries.

Fire crews say when they arrived, the home was covered in flames.

"The fire was extensive," said Bill Harris of the Henrico Fire Department, "We ended up putting the ladder pipe up there, which is the overhead aerial device, to extinguish the fire."

Family members say the blaze started in the utility room.

Fire officials are still investigating.

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