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Man's clothes ignite in flames, taken to hospital

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HOLYOKE, MA (WSHM) -

A man is in the hospital after suffering burns when his clothes caught on fire.

Holyoke firefighters responded to Taft Power Supplies in Holyoke for reports of a fire.

When they got to the Lyman Street business they found the man with severe burns, but he was conscious and alert.

He was taken to Baystate Medical Center for treatment.

Officials say the victim was working on a piece of equipment when his clothes caught on fire.

The cause is under investigation.

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