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Firefighters rescue dog from burning Henrico townhouse

Posted at 5:07 AM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 07:39:04-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Firefighters rescued a dog from a townhouse fire early Monday morning.

The fire was reported at about 1:40 a.m. in the 200 block of Knightsmanor Court, off Azalea Avenue, in Henrico.

When firefighters arrived, they saw flames and heavy smoke coming from a two-story townhouse.

Firefighters searched inside for victims.

No one was found in the townhouse, but one dog was brought out unharmed.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.