Woman says kerosene lamp started house fire


SANFORD, Fla. - The fire marshal is headed to Sanford to investigate a house fire Monday.

The blaze started at about 4 a.m. Monday on Main Street.

The homeowner, Latrell Barfield, told WFTV she tried to put the fire out, but it quickly spread out of control.

Barfield was able to get out safely. She said her kerosene lamp started the fire, but the incident is still under investigation.

Barfield said she will stay with family.