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Chester family escapes overnight fire

Posted at 5:18 AM, Jan 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-16 06:45:05-05

CHESTER, Va. --  Firefighters responded to an early morning fire Monday on Ludgate Road in Chester.

The fire started just after midnight, around the power meter base of a house, spread up the wall and in to the ceiling above the attached garage, according to fire officials.

The damage was contained to the garage and the room above the garage.

A family of four living inside the home was displaced.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation.