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Man taken to hospital with 'life-threatening' burns after Feniton incident

Emergency services were called just after 5pm yesterday [2 June]

A man's been taken to hospital with life-threatening burns - after emergency services were called to a property in Feniton yesterday.

Initial reports suggested the man was possibly trapped inside the property and in possession of a samurai sword, Devon & Cornwall said.

On arrival, officers discovered a knife outside the address. A man in his 50s was found near the property with life-threatening burns.

He was treated at the scene, then taken to the RD&E before being transferred to the specialist burns unit in Bristol - where his condition's described as serious but stable.

The fire is being treated as arson and police enquiries continue.

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