- Associated Press - Saturday, March 7, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland police are investigating after a man set himself on fire in a Portland neighborhood following a domestic dispute.

Officers responded on Saturday at about 1:30 p.m. to reports that the man set himself on fire inside a vehicle.

Firefighters put the fire out and medical personnel treated the man for burns. He was transported to a Portland hospital with critical injuries.

Authorities say the man’s action was an apparent suicide attempt.

According to investigators, the man was involved in a domestic dispute just prior to setting himself on fire.



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