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2 homeless after East End house fire

Posted at 10:35 PM, Sep 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-07 23:21:37-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Two people are homeless after a fire broke out in their East End home Saturday evening.

Firefighters were called to the home in the 1800 North 23 Street just after 8:20 p.m.

When crews arrived, they found smoke pouring from the home's roof.

Officials said the two people inside made it out safely.

The Red Cross was called out to assist the pair.

Officials said the cause of the fire remains under investigation, but may have started in the home's boiler room.