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Child playing with lighter blamed for Waterloo house fire

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The Waterloo Fire Department says a child playing with a lighter is to blame for a fire that broke out Tuesday morning.

Crews were called to 146 Dawson Street at around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday after it was reported a bedroom was on fire.

When crews arrived, they found a bed on fire. The fire was quickly put out. Officials say smoke and fire damage was contained to the bedroom where the fire started. The family was able to return to their home.

No injuries were reported.

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