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House fire caused by child playing with a lighter

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Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo family is left looking for a place to stay after a house fire in the 100 block of Forest street.

Officials say the fire was started at about 6pm Thursday by a child playing with a lighter.

The blaze caused about $30,000 worth of damage to the home and its contents.

However, everyone inside the home was able to escape without harm.
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