At one point, the building was fully consumed by flames, although fire officials said nobody was hurt.
Firefighters responded about 9:15 p.m. to a building that was formerly used by Carter’s Drygoods and Notions.
Richmond firefighters said people in the neighborhood are now complaining of the lingering smoke from the fire.
Streets were closed while firefighters battled the blaze. They are now open.
This has been a breaking news update. We will provide more information as it develops.