House fire in West End injures firefighter, displaces family

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Five Henrico Fire companies have responded to a structure fire in the West End.

The fire started at a home in the 4600 block of Mill Park Drive off of Hungary Road. Crews say fire from the fireplace had spread into the chimney area. There is damage to the chimney and roof area with moderate smoke damage inside.

Two adults and three children are displaced by the fire. The Red Cross is assisting the family.

One firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Crews on scene told NBC12 the firefighter has been released. The injury was electrical in nature.

It took one hour for firefighters to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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