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      Accidental fire in Florence sends man to the hospital

      An early morning fire in Florence injured a man who had to be taken to the hospital.

      The fire started around 4:15 a.m. at a residence on the 1400 block of West Palmetto Street, according to Florence Fire Marshal Ken Carr.

      When crews arrived, smoke and flames were visible. They found a bedroom on fire.

      The fire was quickly put out.

      There is extensive damage to the bedroom, while the rest of the home has smoke and heat damage.

      The resident was taken to th e hospital for smoke inhalation and burns to his arms.

      The fire has been determined to be accidental.