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Man hospitalized after North Providence condo fire

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Firefighters in North Providence are investigating an overnight fire that sent one person to Rhode Island Hospital.

The fire started just before 1:30 a.m. at the Oakwood Gardens condo complex on Smithfield Road.

Nearby fire companies were called in to assist.

Neighbors told NBC 10 the man who was living on a second floor condo fell asleep with a cigarette and was taken to the hospital with second degree burns.

Firefighters are still investigating and did not confirm the report.

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