Richmond firefighter hurt fighting Northside house fire

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Richmond firefighter suffered a minor injury to his back while working to put out a house fire on Seminary Avenue in North Richmond, according to acting Richmond Fire Battalion Chief Raymond Neville.

While initial reports indicated someone was trapped inside the home, a search of the house determined no one was inside.

The fire started in an upstairs room at about 8:35 a.m., according to investigators.

While the cause of the fire remained under investigation, firefighters do not believe this was a case of arson.

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