Child playing with lighter said cause of Hay Street house fire

Local News

A Waco Fire Department report says initial reports indicate a young child playing with a lighter was what started a fire that damaged a Waco home Tuesday night.

Fire units were sent to 3605 Hay Street at 8:08 p.m.

The first firefighters on the scene reported smoke and flames visible from a corner bedroom.

A woman and her three small children had all gotten out safely.

Those displaced reported they had other family locally to stay with.

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