Victim seriously injured; 3 displaced in Richmond house fire

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond fire officials confirm that one person was “seriously injured” with burns to the face in Thursday afternoon’s house fire in the city’s northside.

In all, three females who lived in the house were displaced by the blaze.

Richmond Fire tweeted out that heavy smoke and fire was coming from the two-story home located at 3320 Delaware Avenue.

A Richmond Fire spokesperson told 8News a female was inside the home at the time of the fire. It is still unclear if she was rescued or if she exited the home on her own.

The fire is now marked under control and the cause remains under investigation.

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