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Boy catches fire while playing with lighter

Jan. 26, 2012, Windsor, Ont. - A five-year-old Windsor, Ont., boy is in serious condition after his shirt caught fire while he was playing with a lighter.

January 26, 2012 
By The Canadian Press

The boy has been transferred to hospital in London with burns to his back.

Investigators say the boy and a two-year-old were playing with a lighter Tuesday when the boy's shirt caught on fire.

The two-year-old suffered a burned finger and their mother burned her hand while trying to douse the flames.

There was no damage to their Wyandotte Street East home.


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