BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Clarksville man was injured Monday after allegedly setting fire to his home in what police described as an “apparent attempt to harm himself.”

It happened about 7 a.m. Monday at a home near the corner of Haviland Mill Road and Mill Creek Court, according to details provided by Howard County Police.

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Police said four adults, including the man, were home at the time of the incident. The man was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in critical condition.

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No one else was injured in the fire.

Howard County Fire & EMS crews were able to get the fire under control and are evaluating damage to the home. The incident remains under investigation.

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CBS Baltimore Staff