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Elderly Man Airlifted After Car Fire at High School

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    Elderly Man Airlifted After Car Fire at High School
    NBC Boston

    An elderly man was airlifted Monday after police say his lit cigarette caused a car fire in Salem, Massachusetts.

    Fire officials confirmed around 4 p.m. that crews had responded to a car fire at Salem High School on Wilson Street.

    Police say the man, who uses oxygen, suffered burns after lighting a cigarette.

    The victim was taken to a Boston-area hospital by medical helicopter, according to police.

    No further information was immediately available.

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