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Firefighters respond to two-alarm fire at Chesterfield storage facility

Posted at 5:07 PM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 18:58:44-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Chesterfield County firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at a storage facility late Monday afternoon.

Fire officials said at 4:30 p.m. they received a call for a fire at Vigilant Self Storage, located at 6100 Blest Lane, off Iron Bridge Road.

A second alarm was initiated 15 minutes later, officials said.

Photographs show smoke billowing from a storage unit.

CBS 6 reporter Melissa Hipolit reports that the fire started in one storage unit, then spread to 19 additional units. Twenty storage units were damaged in total.

Firefighters are now going through every unit to ensure that the fire isn't continuing to smolder.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.