12/31/2014
At approximately 1:45 PM, Beaumont Fire Rescue and Beaumont EMS units responded to a call of a burn victim at 1240 Condon. When units arrived, they found a 62 year old man who had burns about the face and left arm. The victim was using gasoline in an attempt to light a barbecue pit when his clothes caught fire. The victim was able to extinguish the fire himself and then sought help. Family members called 911. Beaumont EMS treated the man on the scene and then met Air Rescue at a nearby school yard. Air Rescue then flew the victim to U.T.M.B. Hospital in Galveston for further treatment. The victim has first and second degree burns over approximately 15% of his body.