Fire destroys Henrico townhome

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - An investigation is underway in Henrico after an early morning house fire.

The fire started around 3:00 Tuesday morning at a townhouse on Leatherhead Court in the Highland Springs Area.

Firefighters say the home's single occupant smelled smoke and called for help. That person was able to escape without injury.

The exact cause of the blaze has not yet been disclosed though fire investigators say it may have been sparked by a faulty outlet.

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