Archives: Henrico Fire

Nearly 100 Henrico roads, intersections closed following strong storms Thursday evening

We’ll keep this post updated with the latest information from County of Henrico officials as it becomes available.

PHOTOS: Henrico Fire celebrates newly-opened Crestview Firehouse

The new, state-of-the-art, 10,800-square-foot facility replaces a much smaller and older firehouse built in 1962.

Henrico County Fire earns national distinctions for “commitment to excellence”

Henrico County is now one of only 132 localities nationwide with a Class 1 insurance rating from the Insurance Services Office.

Story of driver pulled from fiery crash near Short Pump goes viral

A motorist on the way to work was hailed a hero for pulling a fellow driver from his vehicle just before it exploded in flames.

Fire displaces residents at Copper Spring Apartments

The fire broke out around 12:30 PM Tuesday and spread to a total of eight units.

Fire tears through apartment complex, displacing 19 residents

The blaze at the Hickory Creek Apartments is still under investigation.

Emergency crews rescue dog trapped in icy pond

Penny, a coonhound, is expected to be just fine thanks to the quick work of Henrico Fire officials.

Man uses blowtorch to defrost frozen pipes, sets house on fire

Yeah, this is definitely not the recommended way to deal with frozen pipes.

Henrico Fire crews rescue man from burning apartment building

First responders provided a ladder, and the victim safely made his way to the ground.

Photos: Short Pump Town Center conducts emergency training exercises

Mall officials teamed up with Henrico County authorities and the Department of Homeland Security to ensure the center is ready should a gunman ever be at large on the property.