House fire knocked down in southeast Reno; outdoor cooking to blame

The scene of a fire on Virginia Foothills Drive.
The scene of a fire on Virginia Foothills Drive.(Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue)
Published: May. 29, 2022 at 3:48 PM PDT|Updated: May. 29, 2022 at 5:42 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -Fire damaged one southeast Reno home Sunday afternoon and damaged a garage on a second home, Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue reported.

The fire has been knocked down.

One home was a complete loss. Two people were at home at the time.

There were no injuries. Outdoor cooking equipment caused the fire and it was accidental. Fire spokesman Adam Mayberry urged people to be careful using barbecues.

The fire in the 14400 block of Virginia Foothills Drive was reported at around 3 p.m. That area of Virginia Foothills Drive was closed until about 7 p.m.

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A fire in the 14400 block of Virginia Foothills Drive in south Reno.
A fire in the 14400 block of Virginia Foothills Drive in south Reno.(Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue)