A family of six has been displaced after a house fire in Chattanooga last night.
The fire happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday at 2410 Ivy Street.
The fire was started by a five-year-old boy, who used a cigarette lighter or matches to set a bed on fire, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Fire Department.
Firefighters found a small fire in one of the bedrooms. The fire was extinguished within a few minutes. There was some smoke and water damage in adjacent rooms. No injuries were reported.
The loss was estimated at $6,000.
The fire displaced one adult and five children.
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