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Crofton man seriously injured in leaf blower fire

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 10:45am  ET

CROFTON, Md. - An 83-year-old Crofton man was flown to the hospital after a leaf blower he was using caught fire.

The Capital of Annapolis ( reports fire officials were called Monday to the 2100 block of Davidsonville Road and found the man suffering from second and third degree burns covering half of his body.

A fire department spokesman says the man's injuries were serious but not life- threatening.

The spokesman said the man's clothing caught fire from the leaf blower. A person driving by saw what was happening and stopped his car to help.


Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md.,

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