Burns victim flown to Brisbane
A BLOOMSBURY man was airlifted to the Mackay Base Hospital on Sunday, February 16, after suffering extensive burns.
At 2:20pm, the RACQCQ Rescue helicopter was tasked to a property, 5km south of Bloomsbury, where the 44-year-old man had burns to 18 per cent of his body after a petrol can exploded.
The man was stabilised and transferred to hospital arriving just before 4pm.
A Queensland Health spokeswoman said he was flown to the Royal Brisbane Hospital for treatment in a specialist burns unit on Monday.
He was reportedly in a stable condition at this time.