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Crews battle house fire in Richmond’s East end

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Jan 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-10 13:10:43-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Fire crews are on scene of a house fire in the city’s East end.

Units received a call for a reported house fire located at 2613 Redwood Ave at 11:55a.m., according to Richmond Fire.

When crews arrived on scene they found heavy smoke coming from the roof.

Crews reported that the residence appears to be vacant.

Units began a defensive attack on the fire but had to switch to an offensive attack .

The fire was marked under control at 12:41p.m.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.