Firefighters called to Monroe Park apartments for pizza box on fire

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Fire crews were called to an early morning fire near VCU in Monroe Park.

Firefighters were called to the Monroe Park Towers apartments, located at 520 W. Franklin Street, just before 4 a.m.

Authorities say the call was actually for a pizza box on fire in the staircase on the 13th floor. The flames were extinguished and the building is being ventilated to get rid of residual smoke.

We are still waiting to get more details about what happened. We’ll bring you updates as soon as we get them.

Stay with 8News for more on this developing story.

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