Heat challenges firefighters in Richmond blaze

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond fire crews responded to at fire at 23 Willway Avenue off of Cary Street Road near Westmoreland Street in the Near West End.  The call came in shortly after 2 p.m. today.

The crews saw heavy fire coming from the roof and attic.  The fire was under control in 20 minutes.  Residents were not home at the time.

There were no injuries reported, but warm temperatures were a challenge for firefighters, they said.  They had to take extra precautions.  Cause under investigation.

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