PHOENIX — Authorities say a fatal fire at a Phoenix home may have been
started by a 10-year-old playing with a lighter.
Phoenix Fire Department officials responded to a fire at a home about 9:30 p.m.
They said five adults and five children ages 2 to 11 escaped the blaze, but one
man died when the fire consumed a bedroom.
His name hasn’t been released yet.
Fire officials said a child admitted to playing with a lighter prior to the fire
They said the child will be required to take a fire prevention education
The investigation has been turned over to Phoenix police.