Child playing with lighter causes house fire in Racine

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Racine Firefighters were called to a house fire just after midnight Saturday morning on Mayfair Drive. When firefighters arrived there was smoke coming from the second floor of a side-by-side home. 

A child told officials that another child started the fire by playing with a lighter.

Five people are displaced because of the fire while repairs are made. The adjacent unit was not impacted.

No injuries were reported.

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