Charlotte County house fire leaves man with second-degree burns on 75% of body

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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A man suffered severe burns over most of his body after a house fire in Charlotte County Wednesday night.

According to Charlotte County Public Safety, the fire started just after 9:30 p.m. at a home on Quince Street.

When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed with flames and they found a man with second-degree burns over 75% of his body.

The patient was flown to Blake Memorial Hospital in Bradenton.

Firefighters were able to knock down the fire quickly and the State Fire Marshall is investigating the cause.

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