Four people jump to escape house fire

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A house fire in North Richmond is under investigation. It started around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning at a home in the 3200 block of 5th Avenue.

We're told six people lived there. Four of them had to jump from a second story window to escape the fire.

They were taken to the hospital with back and leg injuries.

It took crews about 30 minutes to get the fire under control. We're told there was one working smoke detector in the home.

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