House fire near VSU under investigation

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - An early morning fire that broke out near the Virginia State University campus is under investigation.

The fire started just before 4 a.m. Friday morning in the 3400 block of Watkins Street in Ettrick.

Fire investigators say when they arrived, flames were shooting from the windows. They worked quickly to get the blaze under control.

It's believed the home was vacant and investigators are calling it suspicious.

No one was injured.

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