Man hospitalized after Halloween costume catches fire

TYLER (KYTX) - An East Texas man is recovering in a Dallas hospital this morning after his Halloween costume catches fire. 

It happened just after 6:30 Thursday night in the 2100 block of Holly Leaf Drive. Tyler firefighters say the victim was a man in his late 40's. Bystanders helped put of the fire. The man suffered extensive burns over multiple parts of his body.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but firefighters believe it may have been started by a cigarette.



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