LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — Fire officials say they believe a 4-year-old boy started a fire in his central Pennsylvania home in an attempt to get attention.
The Lebanon Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2fjFI3w ) the blaze broke out in a second-floor bedroom of a Lebanon home on Sunday morning. A cat died in the fire, which displaced two adults and four children.
Fire Commissioner Duane Trautman says the fire began in a child’s bed. He says he doesn’t know how the fire started, but said the boy may have had access to some matches or a lighter.
The child was taken to a hospital with injuries. His condition wasn’t immediately known.
Trautman says narrow streets and high winds posed challenges to firefighters. He estimates damage to the building at about $50,000.
Information from: Lebanon Daily News, http://www.ldnews.com