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Firefighter injured,dog rescued in Richmond two alarmer

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RICHMOND,VA-Tones sounded on Oct. 2, at 3:36 am, dispatching Richmond crews to 655 Westover Hills Boulevard- the Ashton Square Apartments for a structure fire.

Officials said, scene upon arrival was heavy fire coming from second floor of the building to the roofline.

A working incident was declared.

At 3:40 am, a second alarm was declared.

Officials said A search was initiated and a dog in a crate was rescued by firefighters.The dog survived.

Occupants all evacuated safely.

At 4:47 am the fire was marked under control.

Officials said one firefighter had a non-life threatening hand injury.

The fire is under investigation.

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