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Child playing with lighter starts fire

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By WRCB Staff

CLEVELAND, BRADLEY COUNTY, TN (WRCB)-- On Monday July 19th around 5:00 PM the Bradley County 911 center received a call reporting a house on fire on Pebblebrook Circle in Whisperwood Subdivision.

When crews arrived they found an adult man and woman and two little boys standing in the front yard. They said one of the boys had found a lighter and started a fire in a bedroom.

Firefighters found huge flames coming through the window and could hear the glass popping and cracking.

The female had suffered some smoke inhalation, she was treated on the scene.

Bradley County EMS remained on the scene to provide medical support for the fire fighters. The house suffered extreme damage.

The Cleveland Fire Department was dispatched as well as Bradley County EMS and the Bradley County Sheriff's Department.

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