A grill fire caused significant damage to a James City County townhome building Thursday. While there were no injuries, the fire displaced nine of the building’s residents.
Firefighters responded to a residential structure fire at 4:49 p.m. Thursday in the 5100 block of Greenwich Mews, located within the Mews of Williamsburg subdivision, according to a James City County news release.
The homeowner had called 911 to report a grill fire. By time firefighters arrived, the fire had spread to the rear of the two-story building. It took firefighters almost two hours to bring the blaze under control, the release states.
Two units in the building were damaged by the fire and a...