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Sterling Heights 10-year-old starts apartment fire

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STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – A 10-year-old caused an apartment fire in Sterling Heights after playing with a lighter Saturday.

According to officials, the fire occurred at an apartment complex on Orchard Lane. The child was playing with a lighter and lit a piece of paper on fire that was dropped to the floor. The mother was sleeping at the time.

There were no injuries. CPS is looking into the incident.

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