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Police investigate incident where man sets himself on fire

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By: Dee DeQuattro
Email: ddequattro@abc6.com

Twitter: @deedequattro

Police are on scene in East Providence where a man set himself on fire.


Witnesses say the man went into the Exxon station on Taunton Avenue and purchased a gasoline container which he filled up with gasoline and used to douse himself in gasoline.


Exit 4 on 195 Eastbound was temporarily closed down as a result of the incident. Witnesses say there was concern that the gas station was going to catch fire.

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