A charcoal grill too close to flammable materials sparked a two-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage at 26 Whittemore St. in West Roxbury, the Boston Fire Department reports.
Cause was a charcoal grill too close to combustibles rear deck
Firefighters responded around 11:25 p.m.
One person inside the house got out safely.
The fire was declared knocked down around midnight.
By 11:45 p.m., smoke from the fire had spread at least as far away as Grew Hill in Roslindale.