Wheelchair-bound person rescued from Gilpin Court apartment fire

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A fire sparked in a Gilpin Court apartment Monday morning.

Richmond Fire told 8News they received a call at 5:36 a.m. for a fire at 415 Calhoun Street in Richmond.

They discovered the fire was contained to an upstairs bedroom.

Firefighters rescued a wheelchair-bound person from the fire. The victim suffered smoke inhalation and was transported to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Cause of Fire under investigation