July 25, 2024


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Chesterfield house fire; Police pursuit ends in crash overnight; Fox students are moving

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – We have a number of breaking news stories in Richmond, Henrico, and Chesterfield, and we are on your facet to break down all of them.

Let us Get started in Chesterfield

Smoke could be seen pouring through the roof of a home on Sterling Woods Lane.
Smoke could be found pouring via the roof of a house on Sterling Woods Lane.(WWBT)

A dwelling in Chesterfield is a “total loss” following on Sterling Woods Lane on Tuesday early morning.

Soon following 3:00 a.m. a neighbor noticed the fireplace and called 911.

When crews arrived on the scene, they identified the back of the house on fireplace – particularly the exterior.

Crews say the two occupants and two dogs created it out properly.

Because of to a partial roof collapse, fireplace crews experienced to move out of the house and struggle the blaze wholly from the outside.

Investigators say they feel the hearth was most probably accidental.

RPD Pursuit Ends in Crash

A driver is still on the run after a police chase ended in a crash in Richmond
A driver is nonetheless on the operate immediately after a law enforcement chase ended in a crash in Richmond(WWBT)

Officers are seeking for a driver who took off following a police chase finished in a crash.

Law enforcement have not stated why the chase began at this level. It finished when the auto flipped in the vicinity of the intersection of Jennie Scher Road and Accomac Avenue.

At the very least two other folks have been within the motor vehicle. Just one was taken to the healthcare facility, even though the other was arrested for prior warrants.

The lookup carries on for the man or woman who was driving the wheel.

Any one who may perhaps have facts about what transpired is questioned to get in touch with Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Driver Charged with DUI Right after Crashing Into Henrico Law enforcement Cruiser

A driver is now billed with driving below the affect right after a crash involving a Henrico law enforcement cruiser Monday night.

The crash transpired just just after 8:30 p.m. in Shorter Pump. Henrico Police say the driver was receiving off I-64 when they crashed into the officer, who was on Broad Street.

The officer experienced minor accidents and has been treated and unveiled from the hospital. The other driver was not harm.

Fox Learners Are Moving To Clark Springs

The RPS school board voted unanimously to move Fox Elementary Students to Clark Springs Elementary. Nonetheless, it amended the motion to give Fox instructors a lot more time to go into the renovated elementary school.

Based on feed-back from Fox academics, staff, and households, the administration recommended that Fox Elementary pupils need to be moved to Clark Springs as early as Wednesday, May perhaps 4, but that time has been prolonged so that Fox pupils will have the whole week of May perhaps 2, with instruction envisioned to resume Monday, Could 9.

Young ones have been heading to Very first Baptist Church for the past couple of months considering the fact that the enormous fire engulfed the old making.

Superintendent Jason Kamras gave an update final night time expressing practically $890,000 has been budgeted for ongoing repairs, cleansing, and updates to Clark Springs.

Much of that perform has been done or is in progress which includes roof get the job done and building sure the school was safe from mildew.

New flooring will also be put in in the gym, more than the summertime.

Asbestos was located in the building, but RPS officials say contractors confirmed it would be great, as very long as it was remaining by itself.

In a study, a vast majority of both family members and teachers at Fox Elementary explained they have been in favor of going to Clark Springs as soon as doable.

Watch For Probable Showers & Storms

After a pleasant morning, Showers and storms most likely return this afternoon.

Peak storm likelihood in RVA is 3-5 p.m. Highs in the very low 80s.

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