Smoke showing from the sixth floor
RICHMOND, Virginia – WTVR reports that Richmond firefighters fought a two-alarm fire at a high-rise in the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood on Sunday.
Firefighters responded to the Jackson Warehouse Apartments at 12 South 17th Street for an apartment fire at approximately 8:30 a.m.
When firefighters arrived they saw smoke coming from the sixth floor.
A second alarm was struck, due to the fire being in a high-rise building
Firefighters credited the sprinkler system in helping contain the fire
Officials said the fire likely started in a kitchen.