Fire caused by kids cooking french fries in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Crews responded to a fire in the 800 block of Sundown Lane Friday night.

Fire officials said two children were trying to cook french fries in the kitchen when a fire was started.

Crews were called to the scene around 8:15 p.m.

The family will be staying with friends in the apartment complex for the night.

Fire officials said they should be able to return home.

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