House Fire Caused by Unattended Grill

 


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

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