A 3-Year-Old Playing With A Lighter Starts A Fire
Lafayette firefighters were called out to Timothy Drive Monday evening after they were called to fight a fire in the bedroom of a home.
Fire Department Spokesman Alton Trahan says the woman and her three children were all able to get out of the home safely, but a bedroom and its contents were destroyed by fire. The other rooms in the home sustained heave smoke and water damage.
Trahan says a 3-year-old was playing with a lighter in the bedroom and set the bedding on fire.
The 4-year-old daughter then told their mother who called firefighters.
Investigators have ruled the cause of the fire was accident.