HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Henrico firefighters battled a warehouse fire on Darbytown Road early Monday morning.
Crews were called to the Fareva Warehouse, located at 2248 Darbytown Road, just before 4:30 a.m. for a report of a structure fire.
The company evacuated all 26 employees who were on the scene and no injuries were reported.
Henrico Fire officials say a piece of machinery caught on fire in the rear of the manufacturing facility. The sprinkler system contained the fire but crews were forced to use hoselines to fully extinguish the fire.
Due to intense smoke inside the warehouse, a second alarm requested — bringing a total of 45 fire personnel on scene.
It took crews nearly three hours to fully remove the smoke and mark the incident under control.
The cause of the fire has not been determined and is currently under investigation.
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