Fire Officials: 5-Year-Old Started Duplex Fire

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

A duplex caught fire just after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. Fire officials say a 5-year-old boy started the blaze.

A total of four fire trucks and 21 firefighters worked quickly to knock down the fire at 423 Broken Spoke Drive.

Four children ranging in age from 5-15 were home alone at the time of the fire.

Investigators say the 5-year-old was playing with fire and started a bed on fire.

Officials say the fire caused more than $100,000 in damage.

No one was injured in the fire.


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