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13-year-old accidentally burns self 'from head to toe' in Hudson, firefighters say

Posted at 10:38 PM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 09:56:26-05

HUDSON, Fla. — A teenager is fighting for their life after suffering serious burns in Hudson on Thursday night.

The Pasco County Fire Rescue responded to a call from a home in the 12000th block of Cedar Ridge Drive.

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Firefighters were told a 13-year-old was playing with an unknown chemical in their room when it caught fire. The teen suffered serious burns from head to toe, according to Pasco Fire Rescue.

The teenager is stable in critical condition, officials said on Thursday. The investigation is ongoing, but authorities believe it was an accident.