Man killed crossing West Broad Street
Man dies from injuries sustained in fire that killed 3 children
Henrico Police mourn lieutenant’s sudden passing
Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
School employees fired after SOL cheating investigation
5 hurt in Richmond drive-by shooting

Kids playing with matches blamed for Petersburg hotel fire

PETERSBURG, Va. -- A dozen people were evacuated after a  fire broke out at a Petersburg hotel Saturday afternoon.

Crews responded to a call for a fire at the Good Knights Inn on East Wythe Street at 2:35 p.m.

While no one was hurt, officials said a dozen people were evacuated from the hotel as a result.

Maintenance officials said by children playing with matches while their mother was sleeping in their room sparked the fire.

However, fire officials have not yet released an exact cause of the fire.

This is a developing story.