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Man Airlifted After Suffering Burns

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(photo by Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)

VICTORVILLE, CA:(VVNG.com)– A man was airlifted to a trauma hospital after sustaining serious burns Friday evening.

At about 4:30 p.m. dispatch received calls reporting a male subject on fire in front of Midway Home Solutions located on the 14400 block of Atstar Street in Victorville.

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“Someone came into the store and told employees that there was a man on fire in front of the store,” stated Sheriff’s spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez.

According to Jeff Allen with San Bernardino County Fire, the male patient with serious nonlife-threatening burns was transported by Mercy Air to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

The burn victim appears to be a transient and at this time it’s unclear how he caught on fire. However, it’s believed to have been accidental.

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