Lincoln Fire and Rescue responds to fire started by elementary-aged child

LFR responded to a call around 3 p.m. An elementary-aged child started a fire.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to a call around 3 p.m. on Sunday that a child had started a fire. It all took place near the 200 block of South 26th Street.

LFR says a child was playing with a lighter in a bedroom, when the fire started. Residents of the house were able to put it out before LFR arrived. Firefighters say around $500 in damages occurred.

Officials are using this as a reminder to keep matches and lighters away from small children.

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