Chesapeake home suffering fire damage after child played with lighter

Posted at 7:20 PM, Sep 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-26 19:48:34-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A two-story duplex in the 3000 block of Welcome Road suffered extensive damage after a child played with a lighter Tuesday afternoon.

Dispatchers received the call at approximately 4:48 p.m to find smoke coming from the home. Firefighters entered the building and brought the fire under control at 5:10 p.m.

One adult and six children will be displaced after the fire.

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