Apt. fire shuts down N. Blvd near Monument Ave.

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The 700 and 800 blocks of North Boulevard are shut down as fire officials investigate an apartment fire.

Crews responded around 4 p.m. to 714 North Boulevard and saw heavy smoke coming from the building.

The fire was contained within 20 minutes.  One apartment was affected and no one was injured.

Fire officials expect North Boulevard to be reopened around 6 p.m.

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