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Gas grill sparks Chesterfield house fire

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Chesterfield firefighters responded to an early morning house fire Friday.

The fire was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday at a home on Ridgerun Road.

Investigators said a gas grill the family used Thursday night was still hot and sparked a fire.

The fire burned the home’s back deck and crawl space before firefighters extinguished the fire.

A smoke detector alerted the family to the fire. There were no injuries reported.