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Man Suffers Severe Burns in Tewksbury Fire-pit Accident

June 2, 2018 GMT

TEWKSBURY -- An unidentified man was flown to a Boston trauma center Thursday evening after suffering burns in an accident as he tried to start a fire in a fire pit, police said.

Firefighters requested a MedFlight helicopter come to Tewksbury to transport the man after he was found with severe burns at 416 Rogers St., about 6:50 p.m., police said.

Police said there was no criminal activity involved, so additional information was not available.

The man was taken by ambulance to a landing zone off Woburn Street, and from there was flown to a Boston trauma center, according to Fire Department radio broadcasts.