Fire at Richmond high rise prompts evacuation
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – A Richmond apartment building was evacuated Tuesday morning after a fire started on the sixth floor.
Richmond fire crews were called to the Monroe Park Towers Apartments in the 500 block of W. Franklin Street around 9:20 a.m.
The fire, which started in one of the sixth-floor unit’s bathrooms, was marked under control around 9:40.
The building had already been evacuated when crews arrived. Power was also cut to the facility as a precaution.
No injuries were reported.
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