News

Boy Sets Fire To Baby’s Room

By: CICELY MITCHELL
View Comments
(credit: Thinkstock)

(credit: Thinkstock)

Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-WttJersey Ads Are Coming

Small-WttWatch: Are You Smarter Than A 6-10?

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_815 Things Men Think About During Sex

77820352_8 Renee Zellweger Releases Statement About 'New Face' Rumors

listicle 3 Boy Sets Fire To Babys Room4 Things You Should Be Doing To Make Your Day Better

77820352_8Top 10 Horror Films

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) According to Houston Fire Department authorities, a young boy likely caused a fire that burned a baby’s room in northeast Houston.

Houston firefighters were called out to a townhome, located directly across the street from a fire station, on North Wayside Drive and Dockal Road around midnight Wednesday. Upon arrival, firefighters found the fire shooting from a second-story room.

After a thorough investigation, officials revealed that a 7-year-old boy was playing with a lighter upstairs in the baby’s room and managed to set a baby’s crib on fire; the blaze quickly spread to the walls of the bedroom.

The 7-year-old was able to get out of the burning room without injury. The rest of the family was downstairs when the fire started and all managed to evacuate out of the room.

As the recent events serve as a reminder to many, HFD reminds parents that young children are curious beings. Authorities remind parents and guardians that children need to know the dangers of items that are potentially dangerous or hazardous.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,198 other followers