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-Dade Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
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: Bodies Of 2 Girls Found In Same Lauderhill Canal Just Hours Apart
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 Beach Will Stop Enforcing New 2 A.M. Last Call In South Beach
Fire officials said the fire was accidental and the parents will not face any charges.