Whitney Brakken Nov. 14, 2013, 8:05am

A woman is suing over claims a neighbor left his grill unattended, causing a fire.

Rhodona Kyle Johnson filed a lawsuit Oct. 24 in the Circuit Court of Cook County against Craig Pullins, citing negligence.

Johnson claims that her personal property, a unit at 3342 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago, sustained serious damages on July 6, 2012 after Pullins caused a fire.

According to the complaint, Pullins turned on his gas grill and left it unattended, causing a fire that spread to the building structure and nearby units.

Johnson is seeking damages in excess of the jurisdictional minimum. She is beng represented by Emily R. Herrell of Pfaff & Gill LTD in Chicago.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L011791.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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