7 displaced in Gilpin Court apartment fire

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Fire officials say that crews were called early Saturday morning to fight a fire that displaced seven in Gilpin Court.

Crews were called to the scene in the 1000 block of St. James Street at about 3:15 a.m.

When they arrived, they found that everyone who had been inside had been evacuated safely already, but immediately began fighting the fire.

Officials said they had it marked under control by 3:30 a.m.

However, the Red Cross was notified to assist the three adults and four children who were affected.

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