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Man suffers significant burn injuries in basement fire

GLENN DALE, Md. (AP) — Officials say a man suffered significant burn injuries in a fire in the basement of a Maryland home.

Prince George’s County Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady says the fire started at the home in Glenn Dale on Sunday around 11:00 a.m.

Officials tell WJLA-TV that a sprinkler extinguished the blaze and the man was taken to the burn unit in critical condition.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Information from: WJLA-TV, http://www.wjla.com

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