RICHMOND -- Three people were injured early Sunday morning after a one-alarm fire broke out at a Richmond residential apartment complex, fire officials said.
Fire crews responded at 3:57 a.m. to a report of a fire at a two-story, four-unit residential complex on the 5300 block of McBryde Avenue, Batallion Chief Merlin Turner said.
A woman and a man and in their 30s to 40s suffered burns and were taken to a hospital with burns. The woman had burns to about 40 percent of her body and the man suffered burns to his arms. Another family member was also transported but the extent of that person's injuries were not immediately known, Turner said.
Officials knocked the fire down about 45 minutes later.
Turner said three units there were badly damaged.
No one else was injured in the fire and as of 10 a.m., investigators remained at the scene trying to determine the cause of the fire, Turner said.
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