Child Playing With Lighter Blamed For Apartment Fire

UPDATED: Thursday December 12, 2013 11:43 AM

Investigators say a child playing with a lighter started a fire at an apartment in southern Franklin County.

The fire was at 1966 Spruce Drive around 10:30 Thursday morning.

The apartment was severely damaged, but everyone inside escaped without injury.

No other apartments were damaged. The Red Cross was on the scene helping the displaced family.

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