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Fall River and Tiverton crews respond after man severely burned after reportedly lighting himself on fire



Fall River and Tiverton personnel responded to a scene on Sunday where a man was suffering from severe burns.

A call came into dispatch this afternoon for a man on fire near the Fall River and Tiverton line.

The victim was determined to be suffering from first and second degree burns after reportedly lighting himself on fire.

The victim was rushed to the hospital by Tiverton rescue.

The exact location of the incident is being withheld to protect the victim.

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