12-year-old boy suffers burns after house fire in Attleboro

A home caught fire on Thomas Avenue in Attleboro, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. (WLNE)

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — A 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with burns to his hands after a house fire in Attleboro Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters responded just before 1 p.m. to a home on Thomas Avenue.

Deputy fire chief Al Murrant told ABC 6 News that the fire started in a second floor bedroom.

A 24-year-old man was also taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, according to Attleboro police.

Police said all injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

Six people were displaced from the home, added Murrant.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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