Family temporarily displaced by apartment fire in Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — One family has been temporarily displaced as a result of a fire that took place early Saturday in Henrico County.

The fire happened at an apartment building in the 5900 block of Queens Thorpe Court off of Wilkinson Road in the county’s north side.

Firefighters arrived and were able to put the fire out quickly without allowing it to spread to other units in the apartment complex.

The fire was caused by a heating unit that had just been turned on for the first time this year.

The family will be staying with relatives while their apartment is repaired.

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