Infant, 4 adults rescued from 2nd-story apartment fire near Mosby Court

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — An infant was rescued from an apartment fire near Richmond’s Mosby Court neighborhood Wednesday evening.

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., crews marked on scene and found heavy fire coming from a unit in the 1300 block of Coalter Street. Once on scene, crews found heavy smoke coming from the apartment.

Fire officials say two children and four adults were rescued from a neighboring second-story apartment. Two children, including an infant, were dropped out of the second-floor window to a citizen.

Meanwhile, the four adults were assisted by firefighters.

No injuries were reported.


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