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Mason City man hospitalized after setting self on fire

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MASON CITY (AP) -

A Mason City man has been hospitalized after accidentally setting himself on fire.

The man was using gasoline as an accelerant Friday evening as he tried to light a small fire pit.

Mason City Police Sergeant Tiffany Creekmur says the flames spread and burned the man.

The man was taken by fire rescue crews to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa. 

It is not known what condition the man was in Saturday.

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