FD: Child playing with lighter causes Price Hill fire

PRICE HILL, OH (FOX19) - Fire crews say that a small child playing with a lighter caused a fire in Price Hill, displacing three children and one adult.

Authorities received reports of a mattress fire around 9:20 p.m. on Monday night in the 3900 block of North Clerose Circle. Crews arriving on the scene reported a working fire on the second floor of a two-story house with an attic.

Firefighters say that all occupants had exited the building prior to their arrival.

Damage has been estimated at $20 thousand. No injuries were reported during the incident.

Firefighters say that a small child playing with a lighter started the fire. The American Red Cross has been called to assist one adult and three children displaced in the blaze.

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