A family spokeswoman say a 3-year-old girl who died during a fire in a Chicago apartment building was playing with matches or a lighter.
Social worker and family spokeswoman Schona Buranda told the Chicago Sun-Times that the girl was playing in a bedroom on Wednesday when a mattress caught fire. She identified the girl as LeAndrea White.
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Buranda says the girl's twin ran to another room to wake up their mother, who then tried to throw the flaming mattress from a fourth-floor window.
But fire officials say that just fueled the flames.
Two adults were taken to a nearby hospital in fair condition. The extent of their injuries weren't immediately available.
Investigators say there were no working fire detectors in the apartment in the city's Rogers Park neighborhood.