4 displaced in Chesterfield County house fire

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Four people and their dog were displaced Sunday night in a house fire in a neighborhood off of Powhite Parkway in Chesterfield County.

According to fire officials, they got the call about the fire in the 900 block of Marblethorpe Avenue around 5:55 p.m.

When they arrived, they found heavy smoke pouring from the roof.

Fortunately, everyone, including the dog, was able to escape the house safely. No injuries were reported from the scene.

Fire officials said that 5 units were dispatched to help contain the fire and that it was marked under control within about 45 minutes of their arrival.

The Chesterfield County Fire Marshal’s Office investigated the cause of the fire and determined it was accidental and started on the rear deck as a result of a grill that caught on fire.        

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