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Juvenile injured in Chesterfield house fire,five displaced

By BECKY ROBINETTE WRIGHT, Senior Correspondent | July 07, 2020 | VIRGINIA

Story No. 070720116


CHESTERFIELD,VA-Chesterfield Fire and EMS personnel were toned at 6:32 p.m. for a structure fire at 2032 Willis Road,on July 6..

A large column of smoke rising in the air greeted responding crews.

Captain Joe Harvey,Deputy Fire Marshal,NREMT-P of Chesterfield Fire and EMS said the scene upon arrival was heavy fire showing from a two story single family dwelling.

The occupants self-evacuated while rescuers were enroute.

Firefighters stretched 1.88 handlines and launched an aggressive interior attack.

A juvenile,one of the occupants from the residence,suffered smoke inhalation,was treated on scene and not transported,Captain Harvey said.

The fire was marked under control at 7:18 p.m.

A total of two adults and three juveniles were displaced,Captain Harvey said.

The cause is under investigation.

Units that responded were Engines 17,3,14,1,Truck 14,Medic 17 and 21,Battalions 2 and 1,Air Utility and a fire marshal.

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