A fire that engulfed a home on the 11900 block Grey Squirrel Lane Saturday night was caused by an unattended charcoal grill, according to the Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department.
Firefighters battled the blaze at around 9 p.m. on Saturday (April 14). A major fire was visible when units arrived on the scene.
Three occupants were in the two-story single family home during the incident, but no one was injured. They evacuated the home prior to the department’s arrival.
Damages are estimated as $202,500. Red Cross assistance was offered and declined by the residents.
The grill was located under the deck of the back of the home.
Photos via Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department