2-year-old boy killed in Blackstone house fire

  • Source: WWBT-TV NBC 12 Richmond
  • Published: 06/21/2022 12:00 AM

VIDEO: First responders continue investigating a house fire in Blackstone on Sunday that killed a 2-year-old boy. According to the Blackstone Volunteer Fire Department, crews were dispatched to the fire on the corner of Luke and North Hardy streets at 12:10 p.m. Neighbors NBC12 spoke with say they could see a large cloud of black smoke from outside their windows followed by a chaotic scene. “I was kind of scared, and I didn’t know what was going on. And then, all of a sudden, I walked outside, and I saw this blazing fire, and then I saw everybody coming down and everybody screaming and yelling,” Namian Brown, a neighbor, said. “Then I saw the dad crying that his baby was inside.” Dijon Anderson, a neighbor, said he called 911 as soon as he saw the smoke.


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