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Halogen light blamed for house fire that injured Elk Grove resident

12/30/2013 3:20 PM

12/30/2013 3:20 PM

An Elk Grove resident was injured this afternoon in a house fire thought to have been sparked by a halogen light.

Cosumnes Fire Department crews responded to the 9300 block of Starfish Way about 1 p.m. and found a room and its contents on fire in the home.

The resident was able to get out of the house before firefighters arrived but sustained injuries and was transported to a local hospital, according to a Fire Department news release. No firefighters were injured.

Fire officials said investigators have determined the fire was caused by a halogen light that had been left on and that came into extended contact with a mattress.

Cosumnes firefighters were assisted by crews from the Sacramento Fire Department and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.

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