Man suffers serious burns in propane tank fire

TILTON, N.H. (AP) — Firefighters in Tilton, New Hampshire, say a man has suffered serious burns while cutting up some propane tanks to recycle them.

They tell WMUR-TV ( some residual gas inside one of the tanks ignited and caught fire.

The man suffered serious, life-threatening burns to his upper body and was flown to a hospital.

His condition and name were not immediately known Tuesday morning.


Information from: WMUR-TV,

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