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Redlands apartment fire sparked by kid playing with lighter

Firefighters battle a blaze at an apartment building in the 1100 block of Cero Court of Redlands on Saturday, May 19, 2012. (Tod Sudmeier)
May 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A child playing with a cigarette lighter caused a fire that damaged an apartment building in Redlands, officials said.

Redlands and Loma Linda firefighters responded to the two-story complex in the 1100 block of Cero Court at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

The fire was contained to a single unit that sustained heavy damage. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated at $50,000.


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