Child, 3, playing with lighter most likely caused house fire - KCTV5

Child, 3, playing with lighter most likely caused house fire

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Fire officials said a 3-year-old playing with a lighter most likely cause a house fire that caused $40,000 in damage.

Crews were called to the home on Metropolitan Avenue, near 14th Street shortly after 2 p.m.

Two adults and five kids were home when the fire broke out, but everyone got out safely and no injuries were reported.

The family told officials they had no insurance and the Red Cross was assisting them.

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