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Man critically injured, firefighter hurt in Chesterfield house fire

Posted at 6:29 PM, Mar 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-31 19:52:48-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Officials said a man was critically injured and a firefighter was also hurt in a fire at a home in Chesterfield County Saturday evening.

Chesterfield Fire crews were called to a home in the 15300 block of Happy Hill Road around 4:35 p.m.

According to Sal Luciano, Deputy Fire Marshal with Chesterfield Fire and EMS, said the fire was extinguished and "marked under control" just after 5:10 p.m.

Luciano said a man who lives at the house was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Additionally, officials said one firefighter suffered a minor injury and was transported to the hospital.

Two people were displaced by the fire, according to Luciano.

Chesterfield Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating what caused the fire, but said it does not appear to be suspicious.

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