DETROIT - A candle is being blamed for starting a fire at an occupied home on Detroit's west side.
Firefighters arrived on the scene of Gilchrist Street just off of Seven Mile Road.
A mattress caught fire and filled the house with smoke.
Two women were inside the home. Smoke detectors alerted them to the smoke and they were able to escape.
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