Fire crew called to cigarette fire in Mytholmroyd

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Firefighters were called to a house in Mytholmroyd last night (Saturday) when a man set himself on fire after dropping a lit cigarette onto himself in bed.

The incident happened at around 8pm and caused the man to sustain a burn to his abdomen.

An ambulance was also called to the property on Longfellow Court to make sure the man was OK.