KIMBALL -- Fire crews responded to a house fire in Meeker County Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened just after 3:00 p.m. in the 71000 block of 330th Street in Kingston Township, near Kimball.

Sheriff Brian Cruze says the blaze started when a child was playing with matches. The homeowner and mother of the child, 34-year-old Lori Pederson, had burns on her wrist attempting to put of the fire.

She was treated at the scene for her injuries. Estimated damages is around $1,000 and the child was not hurt.