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Firefighter injured battling blaze at former Richmond bank

Posted at 8:36 PM, Jul 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-11 21:48:44-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- One firefighter was injured while responding to a fire at a vacant bank on Marlowe Road in Richmond Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to 7012 Marlowe Road for multiple reports of a commercial building fire just before 4:05 p.m.

When crews arrived, they spotted heavy smoke coming from the former Wells Fargo's roof and flames in the drive-thru teller area.

Everything was under control by just before 4:55 p.m., according to officials.

The firefighter's injuries were minor, officials said.

An investigation is underway to determine what caused the fire.

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