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Boardman man hospitalized after setting fire to lawn

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BOARDMAN TWP., Ohio -

 Boardman Police were called to a street off South Avenue Thursday morning when residents became concerned about one of their neighbors.

Police were told that a man was setting fire to items on the lawn behind his Argyle Avenue home shortly before noon.

Neighbors tell police that they have reported nuisance problems at the address in the past.

Officers say the man was still outside the home when they arrived.

The man was placed into an ambulance and taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation.

Township firefighters put the fire out.

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