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Child playing with fireworks starts OTR fire

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Police say fireworks sparked a small blaze that ignited in an Over-the-Rhine home Saturday night. 

The fire started around 10:30 p.m. at an apartment on Schiller Street. The fire was contained in a bedroom and quickly extinguished. 

Authorities found the fire was started by a child playing with fireworks. The child was taken to Children's Hospital for minor burns to his arms. 

Two adults and five children were displaced and are being assisted by the Red Cross. Damage is estimated at $5,000.

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