Hazel Green man rushed to UAB Burn Center after flash fire

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MADISON COUNTY,  Ala. (WHNT) – A man suffered severe burns after he was involved in an incident known as a flash fire.

Authorities responded to a home on Whispering Winds Drive at about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday.

HEMSI officials say the man was near his car when the fire happened and they believe gasoline was involved.

The man was transported to the Hazel Green High School parking lot so emergency crews could fly him to UAB Burn Center. The school’s parking lot was the biggest area available  for MedFlight to land.

The cause of the fire is unknown.



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