6 escape fire sparked by cigarettePublished: 11/7/12 @ 11:23
NEW CASTLE, Pa.
Fire did $20,000 worth of damage to a house at 413 North Cedar Street, the city fire department reported.
The blaze began on the second floor of the house at 7:43 a.m. Wednesday after a child threw a cigarette into a crawl space there, the department said.
There were no injuries.
Five children and one adult escaped the blaze on their own.