Fire guts Henrico home

Posted at 9:57 PM, Apr 04, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-04 21:57:21-04

HENRICO, Va (WTVR) – Henrico fire department responded to a house on fire in the 6300 block of Millhiser Ave Wednesday afternoon.

When fire units arrived they found  heavy smoke coming from the house.

One person was at home and was asleep.

Smoke detectors alerted the person in the home and found a small fire in the kitchen.

Henrico fire crews found significant fire conditions on the first floor. While crews were working inside the fire worked its way to the attic.

The one person home at the time of the fire escaped with no injuries and now being assisted by the Red cross.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.