Morning Fire Sends Amarillo Man to Hospital with Critical Injuries

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An Amarillo man sustains critical injuries after a morning fire.
 
Around 10:45 this morning, the Amarillo Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire on the 5100 block of Farmers Avenue.

When crews arrived, they say smoke was coming from the back of the home.

Officials say they found a riding lawn mower on fire, causing injuries to one man.

Crews were able to get the fire under control around 10:50.

The victim was taken to the hospital, and officials say he will be flown to the burn unit in Lubbock.

The fire was ruled accidental.
 

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