One hospitalized after Gloucester Co. house fire

GLOUCESTER CO., Va. – One person has been hospitalized after a house fire in Gloucester County Monday evening.

Crews with Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue responded to the incident just after 7 p.m.

Firefighters found a rapidly advancing kitchen fire minutes after arriving at the scene. The fire was quickly extinguished with an interior attack.

In addition to the hospitalized individual, a dog was also rescued from the burning home.

More than 17 firefighters responded to the incident. Authorities said this is the third kitchen fire the department has worked this week.

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