A small child playing with a cigarette lighter caused a fire at the Efficiency Lodge on Highway 20 early Tuesday morning. According to reports with Bartow Fire and Emergency Services, Crews were called to a room at the Efficiency Lodge on Highway 20 on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 at 1:00 a.m. Upon arrival, crews found a two-story multi-family motel with nothing showing. The fire had been extinguished prior to the firefighter’s arrival. There was evidence of fire damage to a bed and flooring. The cause of the fire was determined to be an unattended three-year-old juvenile playing with a small butane torch/lighter. The two adult occupants of the room were sleeping at the time of the fire. A 39-year-old male received minor burns to the leg. The male was treated on scene by METRO EMS but refused transport to a medical facility. BCFES received automatic aid from the Cartersville Fire Department and Bartow County Sheriff’s Office also responded.