House fire in New Kent under investigation

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Investigators are trying to figure out how a house fire started in New Kent.

The roof and part of the left side of the house is damaged.

The fire started just after 2 a.m. in the 8000 block of Airport Drive in Quinton.

Crews say the fire was coming from the attic and across the back of the house.

Firefighters were able to get inside and put out the flames while saving some items that were important to the family living there.

Everyone inside was able to get out safely.

The residents will stay with other family members in New Kent.

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