Apartment Fire Leaves Dozens Homeless

February 24, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
27 people are without a home Sunday morning after a fire destroyed 4 units in a southeast Fresno apartment complex.The fire broke out Saturday night at Laurel Canyon on Floradora near Millbrook.

Investigators say a 4-year old playing with a lighter-- set his parent's unit on fire.

No one was hurt.

The Red Cross is providing the displaced families food, clothing and shelter.

A battalion chief on the scene says this fire is a good time to remind parents to teach their children, they should never play with matches or lighters.


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