Pawcatuck Man Burned While Setting Up Camp Fire

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NBC News

A man in Pawcatuck was burned while setting up a camp fire in his backyard.

The incident happened on Johnson Street at approximately 3:55 p.m.

The man's pants caught on fire and he was transported by Lifestar. He is conscious and alert, according to police.

A neighbor pulling into their driveway ran to help him, officials said.

The landing zone was at Pawcatuck Middle School.

The extent of injuries is unknown at this time.

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