Investigators: Child starts Omaha fire

September 30, 2008

Fire investigators said a child playing with a lighter caused a house fire in southeast Omaha this weekend.

The investigation showed a 10-year-old was in a bedroom closet playing with a lighter, sparking the blaze.

Capt. Jim Gentile said the fire caused about $20,000 worth of damage to the home. No one was hurt.

Source: KETV-TV.

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