Teen severely burned in Wilton

Wilton firefighters say a teen is recovering after being severely burned.They say the 19-year-old was trying to reignite an outdoor fire pit with some lighter

WILTON - Wilton firefighters say a teen is recovering after being severely burned.

They say the 19-year-old was trying to reignite an outdoor fire pit with some lighter fluid on Tuesday night.

They say he caught fire and 25 percent of his body was burned.

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