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Police: Man Critical After Accidentally Setting Himself, Home On Fire Getting High In Kensington

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police say a man is in critical condition following a fire he accidentally started while doing drugs at a Kensington home early Friday morning.

This happened just after midnight at the home located on the 3100 block of Reach Street.

Authorities say crews were quickly able to place the heavy fire under control.

The victim was taken to Temple Hospital with burns to two-thirds of his body where he remains in critical condition.

Nobody else was found inside the home and no other injuries were reported.

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