Person reportedly trapped in house fire

Person reportedly trapped in house fire
Crews respond to a house fire on Franklin Avenue.

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Fire crews from multiple counties are responding to a house fire after a report of a person trapped inside.

The fire is happening at a home near the intersection of C and Franklin avenues. Crews arrived to find heavy fire on the side of the building.

An elderly person is reportedly trapped inside, and crews are attempting to rescue the victim.

Chesterfield, Petersburg, and Hopewell fire assisted Colonial Heights crews.

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