Fireworks blamed for Miss. house fire

Published 2:13 pm Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Officials say kids playing with fireworks caused a fire on the outside of a house in Harrison County north of Biloxi.

Pat Sullivan, fire marshal for Harrison County,  firefighters were able to contain the fire to the outside of the house Sunday and keep it from causing significant damage.

Sullivan said the fire was contained within 20 minutes and no charges are anticipated. He said the kids were just playing, and it was an accident.

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