Man gets burned work­ing on truck

Kent County News - - OBITUARIES -

CHURCH HILL — Matthew Walsh was air­lifted to the Johns Hop­kins Bayview Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Bal­ti­more on Satur­day, Sept. 9 for treat­ment of burns to his hands, arms and face.

The Office of the Mary­land State Fire Mar­shal de­scribed the in­juries as non-life-threat­en­ing.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors re­ported that Walsh was work­ing on the car­bu­re­tor of a 1974 Ford F700 dump truck at 720 Carville Road when gaso­line va­pors ig­nited.

A hand­ful of fire­fight­ers from the Church Hill Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany an­swered the 11:18 a.m. alarm. The fire al­ready was ex­tin­guished when fire­fight­ers ar­rived, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease from the fire mar­shal’s office.

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