CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Chesterfield family was woken up by a fire alarm Friday morning as flames spread on their back deck.
By the time firefighters were called to Ridge-Run Court near Qualla Road around 3 a.m., flames had already spread from the deck to a crawl space.
Luckily, crews were able to get the fire under control before it badly damaged the home.
Investigators say a gas grill wasn't turned off and sparked the fire when it overheated.
The fire serves as another reminder for why it's important to have a working smoke detector.
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