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Neighbors save 2 from burning Henrico home

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Posted at 5:46 AM, Jan 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-02 12:59:32-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - Neighbors helped two people escape a burning home Thursday morning in eastern Henrico County.

The cause of the house fire, along 1700 block of Ivy Cliffs Ct. off of N Ivy Ave., is under investigation.

"Neighbors reported seeing the fire and alerting the occupants," Henrico fire spokesman Lt. Danny Rosenbaum wrote in an email. "First arriving units reported heavy fire from the first floor, second floor, and roof of the house. Units initially attacked the fire from the exterior before moving inside to finish extinguishment. The home suffered heavy fire damage due to the fire."

The fire was reported about 2 a.m.

The Greater Richmond Chapter of Red Cross was called to help the people who lost their home.