Overnight house fire in Henrico

Posted by Iva Radman – email

HENRICO COUNTY, VA (WWBT)--A man was rushed to the hospital after a fire broke out in his apartment overnight.

It happened in the 2,000-block of Monte Brook Lane in Henrico County.

Fire officials tell us the fire started on the stove, but sprinklers installed in the unit kept the fire from spreading.

The man suffered minor burns to his hand. He is expected to be okay.

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