Apartment complex fire

Posted by Terry Alexander - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - We're following breaking news out of south Richmond where firefighters are battling a three alarm fire at an apartment complex for elderly and disabled residents.

That fire started around 8:30 pm. We're told the Chesterfield Square Apartment Complex on Hioaks Road is being evacuated and part of the building has collapsed. Fire crews are going from door-to-door looking for resident who could be trapped.

Residents have been transported to Chippenham Medical Center by GRTC buses. So far, fire officials do not know how the fire started.

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