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Man burned when flames destroy his trailer along Pittsburgh bike trail

PITTSBURGH — A man was burned when his trailer caught fire Wednesday morning on a bike trial in Pittsburgh’s Chateau neighborhood, officials said.

It was about 5:30 a.m. when the fire broke out in the trailer, which was along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail near Newport Marina on West North Avenue.

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Officials said the man lived in the trailer and got out on his own. He was taken to a hospital with possible second-degree burns on his hands and arms.

Friends told Channel 11 News the man works at the marina and a nearby coffee shop.

The trailer was destroyed by the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.