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Tampa fire officials say apartment fire set by 10-year-old

TAMPA — A 10-year-old boy who was playing with a lighter set his family's apartment on fire Friday, Tampa Fire Rescue officials said. Firefighters responded to a call at 5001 Sierra Place in the Brookside apartment complex at 6:24 p.m. They found smoke coming from the back bedroom of a second-floor apartment. The fire was extinguished in about 10 minutes. There were no injuries. The blaze caused about $3,000 worth of damages, fire officials said. No charges will be filed against the child.

Tampa fire officials say apartment fire set by 10-year-old 05/18/12 [Last modified: Saturday, May 19, 2012 9:53pm]
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