Chesterfield Fire and EMS responded to Poinsetta Court for a structure fire. Fire crews arrived to heavy fire showing from the Charlie side of the structure. Crews then stretched multiple lines and began an offensive attack. Command soon advised that there was heavy fire involvement on all floors of the structure, pulled all crews out and switched to defensive operations. Command requested an additional medic, truck company and two additional engines, priority one. Firefighters worked for multiple hours to get the blaze under control. Crews remained on scene for hours performing extensive overhaul operations. Two adults were displaced; one was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation. One firefighter was treated on scene for heat exhaustion.

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