Man burned after throwing gas on outdoor fire

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man is recovering after he was burned by an outdoor fire northeast of Atlanta.

The Times of Gainesville reports (http://bit.ly/18uLLGY) that he threw gas on the fire Sunday on Spout Springs Road in south Hall County. He was flown by helicopter to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.

Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said about 36 percent of the man's body was burned.

Few other details were available early Monday morning.



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