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Heavy fire, smoke visible in Southside house fire

Posted at 8:43 PM, May 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-21 23:34:22-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Firefighters battled a blaze at a home on Richmond's Southside Sunday evening.

Lt. Chris Armstrong with Richmond Fire said crews were dispatched to a home in the 5400 block of Larrymore Court at 8:03 p.m.

When firefighters arrived at 8:07 p.m., Armstrong said they spotted heavy fire and smoke coming from the home's roof.

Neighbors helped a woman inside to safety.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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