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Neighbors heard explosions as flames shot through roof of home near Maymont

Posted at 6:46 AM, Oct 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-24 17:52:06-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Fire crews battled a two-alarm fire at a home along the 1900 block of Carter Street, between Maymont and the North Bank Trail, early Friday morning.

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Neighbors said they heard explosions at the home which was unoccupied and under construction when the fire started at about 5:30 a.m. Fire crews had the flames under control by 6:30 a.m.

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The home was part of an entire row of new homes under construction in that area.

It does not appear the fire damaged any other home.

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Officials are investigating what sparked the blaze.