CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - An apartment fire in Chesterfield County has sent one person to the hospital.
According to officials, the fire was already out when crews arrived to the 4000 block of Hailey Cresent Drive after 5 p.m. Thursday, but the apartment was filled with smoke.
A relative of the occupant called 911, saying she had been unable to reach the occupant by phone. Neighbors heard the smoke alarms, but couldn't get into the apartment.
When fire crews broke into the apartment, they could see the occupant lying in the floor, and quickly removed her from the dangerous smoke conditions.
The woman was transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.