Crews battle heavy apartment fire in Richmond

Richmond house fire
Richmond house fire(Richmond Fire Department)
Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 12:42 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Crews from the Richmond Fire Department battled a heavy apartment fire in Richmond.

On May 27 at approximately 11:42 a.m., crews responded to 3022 Parkwood Avenue for the report of a house fire.

After arriving on the scene, crews found heavy smoke coming from the second floor of a residence.

One person and a dog safely exited the house.

The fire has been marked under control.

The cause was determined to be discarded smoking materials.

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