A man was transported to the Milford Regional Medical Center Tuesday afternoon after reportedly suffering severe burns in an incident on Pond Street.
Franklin Fire Lt. Thomas Konieczny said the man, who was not identified, had been doing landscaping work around 38 Pond St. at the time of the incident.
"He was refueling a small engine, that was apparently already hot," he said. "The fuel spilled on the engine, which flashed, causing a fire."
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