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Massive flames shoot from Richmond home; no injuries reported

Posted at 9:24 PM, Oct 22, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. -- No injuries were reported in a house fire in Richmond's Byrd Park neighborhood Saturday night.

Firefighters were called to a home in the 2000 block of Gilbert Street, which is not far from Swan Lake, around 7:40 p.m.

Firefighters work Richmond house fire

Video taken around 7:45 p.m. showed heavy flames shooting from the rear of the home.

A WTVR crew on the scene around 8:10 p.m., said that no flames were visible outside the home.

"Crews worked diligently to put out the fire. The incident was marked under control at 9:41 p.m.," fire officials wrote.

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Gilbert Street Fire

Officials said everyone inside the home was able to get out safely.

No injuries were reported, according to a battalion chief on the scene.

"The Richmond Fire Investigations Unit is working to determine the cause and origin of the fire," officials said.

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

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