MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Fort Lauderdale 9-year-old girl had to be transported to a local hospital after suffering burns to 30% of her body Thursday evening.
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said it happened inside a home in the area of NW 8th Street and 17th Avenue.READ MORE: Miami Police Searching For Man In Car Dealership Arson Attack
The child told authorities she had been playing with a lighter and rubbing alcohol inside the bathroom of her home when she caught on fire.READ MORE: Orlando Animal Shelter Fire, At Least 20 Cats Killed
She had to be rushed to Broward Health Medical Center with second-degree burns to the lower extremities.
The girl will be transferred to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s burn unit for treatment.MORE NEWS: Miami Heat Host Free COVID Vaccination Event At FTX Arena
Fire officials said the fire was accidental and the parents will not face any charges.