Porch fire caused by 8 year old child in Springfield

Luckily, no one was hurt

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield firefighters were called to a porch fire started by an 8-year-old.

Take a look at this photo of what used to be a home’s porch. The house is at 152 Kensington Avenue in Springfield.

The fire started at around 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Springfield Fire spokesman Dennis Leger told 22News it was caused by an 8-year-old who was playing with a lighter.

Luckily, no one was hurt.