Family escapes house fire in Chesterfield

By Jola Szubielski - bio | email

CHESTERFIELD, VA (NBC12) - A Chesterfield family is safe, but its home heavily damaged after a morning fire. The flames broke out a little after 4 a.m. Friday at a home  in the 2100 block of Coxendale road. 

When firefighters arrived, they could see the flames inside the house and smoke was coming from the second floor. 

A father and his three children woke up by the smoke detector.

Everyone got out all right. 

The family is now staying with a relative. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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