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Richmond responds to vacant house fire

By BECKY ROBINETTE WRIGHT, Senior Correspondent | November 01, 2021 | VIRGINIA

Story No. 110121111

RICHMOND,VA-Tones On Oct. 22, around 9:48 a.m., a call was dispatched for a structure fire in the 3100 block of Carolina Avenue.

Crews arrived on scene to find a two-story vacant house with heavy fire and smoke.

Firefighters launched an aggressive attack and the fire was marked under control at 10:19 a.m.

The Richmond Fire Investigators Unit are investigating the cause of the fire, which investigators say started in a pile of building materials inside the house.

Dominion Energy crews pulled the meter. A building inspector condemned the house.

The house was under renovation.

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