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Police: Billings boy set fire that sent 6 people to hospital

Posted at 4:22 PM, Sep 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-19 18:22:24-04

BILLINGS – A fire that sent six people to the hospital on Tuesday morning was set intentionally by a child who lived there.

According to the Billings Police Department, following a joint investigation with the Billings Fire Department, a 12-year-old male started the fire.

The release states the boy had lived in the home and was taken to youth services where he remains in custody.

Four adults and two children were transported to the hospital following the fire at 2120 Yellowstone Ave. around 1 a.m. Tuesday. One of the children was then flown to Salt Lake City Children’s Hospital, and is listed in stable condition.

Reporting by Samantha Harrelson for MTN News