Child playing with matches sparks house fire; 13 people displaced

Child playing with matches sparks house fire; 13 people displaced

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Five children and eight adults are displaced after a child playing with matches sparked a fire in a south Richmond home.

Crews were called to the 2400 block of Summer Hill Avenue around 12:37 a.m. on Sunday.

No one was injured, and the Red Cross is helping the 13 people displaced.

Officials said the fire started in a second floor bedroom and was started by a child playing with matches.

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