Man Air-Lifted for Treatment of Burns from Campfire on Friday

(Photo courtesy of Cherokee County Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security – Alabama)

WEIS Radio has learned that a man was air-lifted for treatment of both 2nd and 3rd degree burns from an incident involving a campfire on Friday.

Emergency personnel quickly responded to an area near Blackwell’s Crossroads and treated the 24 year old male victim on the scene before transporting him to a nearby landing zone, where he was flown to an area burn center.  Centre Police and Fire units, along with FLOYD EMS responded to the scene.

No additional information regarding the victim’s condition has yet been released.

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