The fire was reported around 8:30 p.m. at 221 West Ballentine St., dispatchers said. Three people were home when the fire started but got out safely. No injuries were reported.
Fire investigators said a 5-year-old boy playing with a lighter accidentally set a mattress in a bedroom on fire, sparking the blaze.
Authorities said the Red Cross is assisting the family with shelter and other needs.
No one was injured.
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