Child Playing with Lighter Cause of Fire

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

Fire investigators say a young boy playing with a lighter started a blaze Wednesday.

The fire started in the bedroom of this home on Taylor Street in Rockford.

The boy and two other people were able to escape without injury, but they are now homeless.

Damage is estimated at $80,000.

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