Update: Neighbor Emily Berg wrote to Patch to say that the family's small medium-sized mixed dog, Buddy, perished in the fire.
Firefighters from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a mid-morning fire in Centreville Wednesday, the cause of which is still undetermined.
The fire at 14407 Golden Oak Court started around 8:38 a.m. and was contained to the townhouse bedroom, said Battalion Chief Craig Buckley.
"The small fire was brought under control in 10 minutes. No one was injured and we have investigators coming to determine the origin," Buckley said.
Firefighters from stations 17, 38, 40 and 21 responded to the incident.
No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. No information was available about the amount of the damages as of publication time.