Woman set on fire in apparent domestic dispute

November 18th, 2009 by

APOLLO BEACH, FL (ABCactionnews)– Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a house fire in Apollo Beach Tuesday afternoon, where at least one person was burned.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, a female was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital.

Initial reports indicate that a domestic dispute between a husband and wife broke out, causing the husband to possibly douse the woman with lighter fluid and set their home on Oxford Garden Circle on fire.

A release from the Sheriff’s Office says that units arrived on the scene and found a woman with burns on her clothing and her husband in the back yard.

The man was transported by ambulance. He is in serious condition. His wife is in critical condition.

The names have not been released.

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