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BFD: Candle possible cause of fire that displaced mother, son

Posted at 5:20 AM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 08:21:45-05

A mother and her son have been displaced after their home caught fire Wednesday morning. 

According to Bakersfield Fire officials, crews were called out to the area of Terrace Way and H Street just before 3:30 a.m.

Two people were inside the home - a mother and her son. 

The woman suffered burns to her hands and was transported to an area hospital.

BFD officials say a candle may have started the fire in one of the bedrooms.