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No Injuries Reported at Hotel Fire in Henrico County

By HENRICO FIRE, Correspondent | March 31, 2021 | VIRGINIA

Story No. 040121104

HENRICO COUNTY, VA - Just after 11:30 P.M. on Wednesday, March 31st, Henrico County 911 received calls for a fire visible on the roof of 8008 West Broad Street in Henrico, the Quality Inn Hotel.

First arriving fire and police units saw fire from the roof and quickly and successfully began to evacuate all residents. Fire Department personnel found a fire contained to the roof area and extinguished it without the fire damaging the top (6th) floor. The fire was under control within an hour.

The hotel had no occupants on the 6th floor, and there was minimal water damage to some rooms on the 5th floor. The Fire Marshals Office was investigating the cause of the fire.

Henrico County Fire wants to remind everyone that when traveling and staying in an unfamiliar property such as a hotel, always know your evacuation route and be prepared to evacuate should a fire or other emergency occur.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.