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Outdoor grill sparks Chesterfield house fire

Posted at 8:45 PM, Oct 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 15:21:27-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A fire sparked by an outdoor grill caused "significant" damage to a Chesterfield home Sunday afternoon.

Lt. Jason Elmore with Chesterfield Fire and EMS said crews were called to a home in the 10900 block of River Road just after 5:15 p.m.

Elmore said the fire was started by an outdoor grill that was too close to the home.

Officials said the home suffered "significant damage" in the fire.

No one was injured, Elmore said, but a family of four was displaced by the fire.

Elmore said the cause of the blaze was ruled accidental.

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