Toddler Hospitalized After Fire at Oxford Day Care Center

A fire broke out at a home day care center in Oxford, Massachusetts, leaving a child with burns

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A toddler was hospitalized with burns after a fire broke out at a home day care center in Oxford, Massachusetts.

The fire took place at a home on Watch Street. The child was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center, according to the Massachusetts fire marshal's office.

No information about the child's condition was immediately available.

The day care center is licensed, the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care confirmed. The state's Department of Children and Families says it has received a report of the incident and is investigating.


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The fire is under investigation by the fire marshal's office, the Oxford Fire Department, state and local police and the Worcester County District Attorney's Office.

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