Hen­rico fire­fight­ers res­cue woman

Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend - - Virginia - BY PA­TRICK WIL­SON Rich­mond Times-Dis­patch

Fire­fight­ers en­tered a burn­ing home to save a trapped woman in east­ern Hen­rico County on Satur­day af­ter­noon, the fire depart­ment said.

She was in sta­ble con­di­tion at VCU Med­i­cal Cen­ter, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease.

The fire was re­ported at 12:30 p.m. in the 6100 block of Os­borne Turn­pike.

A dis­patcher told fire­fight­ers that a trapped woman in­side was no longer responding. Fire­fight­ers went into heavy smoke in the house and found the woman in less than three min­utes, ac­cord­ing to the news re­lease, and brought her out­side to wait­ing paramedics.

The fire was un­der con­trol by 12:55 p.m., and the cause re­mains un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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