Providence fire http://ripr.org en Providence fire started by child playing with matches http://ripr.org/post/providence-fire-started-child-playing-matches <p>A fire that sent two people to the hospital in critical condition was caused by a child playing with matches.&nbsp; Firefighters say the child was one of the victims.&nbsp;</p><p>Five-year-old Christopher Etienne set a mattress and himself on fire when he played with matches Sunday night at a duplex in the Washington Park neighborhood of Providence.&nbsp; Firefighters found him and 43-year-old Christopher Husband lying outside the Virginia Avenue&nbsp;home with severe burns. Acting Providence fire Chief Michael Dillon says the boy was the more seriously injured of the two.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:53:59 +0000 Flo Jonic 9734 at http://ripr.org