House fire started by children playing

House fire started by children playing

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A house fire in the Beltline neighborhood was started around 7:10 p.m. Tuesday by children playing in the back of the house, according to Memphis Fire Department.

The house is located on Boston Street in between Milton Avenue and Midland Avenue.

MFD said no one was inside the house when they arrived on the scene.

It was determined by the fire department that the house did not have a working smoke alarm.

MFD estimates the total damage to be around $5,000 to the house and $500 to the contents inside.

The Red Cross is providing assistance for one adult and six children.

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