Faulty fan blamed for house fire

From NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (NBC12) - A fire in Chesterfield is being blamed on a malfunctioning fan in the home's attic.

Flames broke out at the house at the 1400 block of Southshore Drive, which is just off Hull Street road around 10:00 p.m. Friday night.

At the time, authorities believed the fire was started by a lightning strike.

Saturday their investigation revealed that the faulty fan was to blame.

No one was hurt in the fire.

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