Downtown building fire prompts evacuations

Posted at 3:02 PM, Apr 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-10 17:51:43-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Several buildings were evacuated because of a fire in a  downtown Richmond building Tuesday afternoon.

Officials said crews were called out around 1:30 p.m. to a building in the 1300 block of East Main Street.

Main Street was closed while crews conducted their investigation.

Firefighters said debris that caught fire in a nearby parking garage was likely responsible for the blaze.