Police: 8-year-old Started Menasha Garage Fire - WBAY

Police: 8-year-old Started Menasha Garage Fire

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City of Menasha -

Police say an 8-year-old child is responsible for a garage fire in the City of Menasha Tuesday evening.

At about 7:54 p.m., officers and firefighters responded to a residence on the 800 block of Martin St.

During the investigation, police discovered that an 8-year-old child who lives at the home was missing.  About two hours later, the child returned home and was interviewed by police.

That's when investigators learned the child started the fire, according to Menasha Police.

A woman who lives at the home was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation and released.

Police say the child responsible for the fire was not hurt.

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