Fire Damages Grove Ave. Apartments

The RTD reports that an overnight fire damaged a 55 unit apartment building at 1400 Grove Ave. just west of VCU’s campus. No serious injuries (to tenants or firefighters) are known. The fire was reported around 2:10 AM and particularly damaged the first floor of the three story building.

Jones said the first units on scene found heavy fire in a first-floor unit near the main entrance to the brick building, which has a masonry facade. It took nearly 90 minutes to declare the fire under control.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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