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Greenville County woman set on fire, man charged

GREENVILLE, SC (AP) Greenville County authorities say a man is charged with pouring gasoline on a woman and setting her on fire.

Greenville County Sheriff's Master Deputy Jennings Autrey said deputies responded to a 911 call about 3:20 a.m. Saturday. The caller reported that a woman was on fire outside and screaming.

The victim was taken to a Greenville hospital and is expected to be moved to the burn center in Augusta, GA.

Deputies charged a man with attempted murder and burglary. His name has not been released.

The investigation continues.

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