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Video shows Chesterfield fire that left family of 5 critically injured

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Posted at 8:24 AM, Jul 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-02 23:25:16-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Three adults and two children were critically injured in a house fire in Chesterfield County Saturday morning, according to fire officials.

Firefighters were called to a home in the 2000 block of Brentwood Circle just before 5 a.m.

When crews arrived, the home was "under heavy fire," officials said.

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Officials said three adults with burns were injured. Additionally, three juveniles suffered from smoke inhalation, officials said.

Five of those victims were taken to an area hospital. One adult and two children had life-threatening injuries and one adult and one child were listed as critical, according to an email from fire officials at 9:40 a.m.

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The fire was marked under control just after 6:05 a.m., officials said.

Photos from the scene show the home's roof caved in and vinyl siding melted away from what is left of the front of the structure.

Officials said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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