HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - Officials believe that a child playing with a lighter likely caused a Hamilton, Ohio structure fire on Thursday afternoon.
Crews received reports of the fire around 12:30 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Long Street. Firefighters arriving on the scene reported smoke coming from the front of the structure.
Authorities say that a mother and her three children were able to escape the residence after noticing smoke inside of the structure.
Officials believe that a child playing with a lighter started the blaze. Damage has been estimated at $15,000.