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Washington County Burn Victim Flown to Baltimore

October 27th, 2020 by WCBC Radio



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Date: 10/27/2020

Time: 12:08 PM

Location / Address:  1107 Pope Avenue, Hagerstown, Washington County

Type of Incident: Burn Injury

Description of Structure / Property: Open area next to garage

Owner / Occupants: David Aydelottie

Injuries or Deaths: 2nd degree burns to arms, neck, face and back of head

Smoke Alarm Status: Not present no action taken

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not present no action taken

Primary Responding Fire Department: Funkstown

# of Alarms: 1   # Of Firefighters: 4

Time to Control: out on arrival 

Discovered By: Son in law

Area of Origin: inside of designated burn area

Preliminary Cause: Accidental 

Additional Information: Victim was using gasoline to try and ignite the fire.   Ignition of fumes caused a flash fire that encompassed the victim causing the burns.  Victim was flown to Bay View Burn Center in Baltimore for treatment.