Crews douse Henrico apartment blaze as flames shoot from second-floor window

Posted at 8:52 PM, Jan 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-11 21:14:34-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Authorities are investigating what sparked a fire at an apartment building in eastern Henrico County Saturday night.

Fire crews were called to the 11 North at White Oak apartments in the 600 block of North Laburnum Avenue at 8:05 p.m., according to Assistant Chief Jeff Farmer with Henrico County Division of Fire.

When firefighters arrived, they saw flames shooting from a second-floor window at the 11 North at White Oak apartment community.

“Firefighters entered the structure and quickly brought the fire under control,” Farmer said.

No injuries were reported.

Farmer said the unit where the fire broke out is vacant.

The Henrico Fire Marshal’s Office will determine what sparked the fire, officials said.

“Henrico Fire reminds all community members that working smoke alarms save lives,” Farmer said.

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