Update: Bristol house fire started by space heater

BRISTOL, Va. - Fire crews were called to a house fire early Friday morning.

The call came in just after 7 a.m. to a home on Westfield Street.

Bristol, Virginia Fire Chief J.C. Bolling said a space heater started the fire. Bolling said it's important to keep space heaters away from other objects.

The Red Cross is providing the family with financial assistance to help with meals and clothing, and will continue to coordinate recovery assistance. The family is staying with relatives.

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