image description

Washington County Man Suffers Burns In Outdoor Mishap

August 22nd, 2016 by WCBC Radio

A Hagerstown man suffered 2nd degree burns to 20% of his body after pouring gasoline on an outdoor fire Saturday morning.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's office says Randall A. Mason was flown to Bayview Medical Center for treatment.  Firemen from Long Meadow in Hagerstown responded to extinguish a corresponding brush fire.

The incident was reported at 10:17 AM. 


Date: August 20, 2016

Time: 10:17 a.m.

Location / Address:  15 Loose Lane, Hagerstown, Washington County

Type of Incident:  burn injury

Description of Structure / Property:  outdoors

Owner / Occupants:  Randall A. Mason

Injuries or Deaths:  2nd degree burns to 20 percent of body –  mostly arms and legs

Estimated $ Loss: Structure:   0     Contents: 0

Smoke Alarm Status: n/a

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: n/a 

Arrests(s):  none

Primary Responding Fire Department:  Long Meadow, Engine 3 Hagerstown City

# of Alarms:  1   # Of Firefighters:  10

Time to Control: brush fire extinguished

Discovered By:   Mr. Mason

Area of Origin:  brush fire

Preliminary Cause: victim poured gas on brush fire and sustained injuries

Additional Information:  Victim was flow to Bay View Medical Center

Leave a Reply

View Mobile Site