Updated Apr 22, 2013 - 2:06 pm
Fatal Phoenix fire may have been started by child
PHOENIX -- Authorities say a fatal fire at a Phoenix home may have been started by a 10-year-old playing with a lighter.
Phoenix Fire Department officials responded to a fire at a home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
They said five adults and five children ages 2 to 11 escaped the blaze, but one man died when the fire consumed a bedroom.
His name hasn't been released yet.
Fire officials said a child admitted to playing with a lighter prior to the fire starting.
They said the child will be required to take a fire prevention education program.
The investigation has been turned over to Phoenix police.