Cause of Salt Lake Fire Due to Child Playing with Lighter

(KHNL)- Investigators determined the cause of a house fire in Salt Lake that destroyed the home and claimed the life of a 5-year-old child Wednesday afternoon.

They say a child was playing with a lighter in the back bedroom.

The fire caused $235,000 in damages to the building and $20,000 in damages to the contents.

The Red Cross is providing assistance to 31 family members for emergency shelter, food, clothing and bedding.