House fire caused by children playing with lighter

House fire caused by children playing with lighter

POSTED: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 12:45pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 12:49pm

 Baton Rouge firefighters were called out to a house fire at around 4:30 p.m. yesterday in the 2400 block of 78th Avenue.

When they arrived, they found the bedroom engulfed in flames. The fire had also spread into a nearby hallway. They quickly controlled the flames.

Upon investigation, firefighters discovered that the blaze was caused by two young children; they were playing with a lighter and accidently caught a bed on fire.

No one was injured.
 

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