Man Receives Serious Burns After Lighting Fire With Gas

April 17, 2019

A man is recovering from serious burns he received while using gasoline to light a fire.

Escambia Fire Rescue responded to the 50 block of Main Street in McDavid about 7 p.m. Monday. They found an adult male with burns he received from lighting a fire with gas, according to Escambia County. The fire was out when firefighters arrived.

The man was airlifted as a “trauma alert” to USA Hospital in Mobile.

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One Response to “Man Receives Serious Burns After Lighting Fire With Gas”

  1. A Alex on April 17th, 2019 8:39 am

    Try using diesel next time. Not explosive as gas is

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