State fire inspectors say children playing with matches sparked a March 27 fire that destroyed a Mona trailer home and killed 5-year-old Jessica Long.

Jessica was home with her mother, Merilee Lee, and sister Rachel, 11/2, when the fire started about noon. Lee was able to escape the flames and rescue Rachel, but Jessica was trapped and died of smoke inhalation, despite efforts of firefighters to save her.Lee and Rachel were examined at the Central Utah Medical Center in Nephi and later released to relatives.

Jessica is also the daughter of Jerry Long, of Bullhead, Ariz.