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Crews battle Oregon Hill apartment fire

Posted at 9:38 PM, Jun 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-19 00:58:14-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Firefighters battled a blaze that broke out at a three-story apartment in the Oregon Hill section of the city Saturday night.

Richmond Fire spokesman Lt. Chris Armstrong said crews were dispatched to the 200 block of Cherry Street at 9:07 p.m.

When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke on the home's second floor.

Officials said the fire was isolated to the second-floor hallway.

Everyone had made it out safely by the time firefighters arrived.

Crews extinguished the fire and there has been no word yet what sparked the blaze.