• Officials: Girl, 8, started Daytona Beach fire

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    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Investigators said an 8-year-old girl started a fire that damaged a Daytona Beach home.

    Fire crews were called to the home on Berkshire road near North Nova Road just before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    They said the girl had been playing with a lighter when her mattress caught fire.

    An elderly man inside the home had to be treated for smoke inhalation.

    No one else was hurt.

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