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House totaled after child lights mattress

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Crews are clearing up the scene of a house fire in southeast Grand Rapids.

The fire started at about 11:30am in the 1100 block of Cromwell SE, just north of Hall Street.

Family tells WZZM 13 News that the fire was started by a seven year old child on the first floor of the home who took a lighter from his mother's purse.  The child was playing on a bed and the mattress caught on fire and the flames quickly spread.

The family, a two residents upstairs, and a neighbor were all evacuated and no one was hurt.

The Red Cross is assisting the residents with housing.


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