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.
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