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Bedford Police: Kmart Display Fire May Have Been Set By Child
Updated May 5, 2013 12:58 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(BEDFORD) - Bedford police think a fire at the Kmart in town was started by an 8-year-old kid.

Bedford police officials say a store end cap full of Halloween bags was set on fire at the big box retailer.

According to the report, a Kmart employee saw an 8-year-old kid near the display and shortly thereafter, heard what sounded like the flicking of a lighter. The employee returned to see the Halloween bags on fire, and ran to get a fire extinguisher to put out the flames.

Nobody has reported seeing the fire actually start yet. Police are still looking into the matter, no charges have been filed.



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