WALDORF, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Waldorf man set himself on fire while trying to light a homemade barbecue pit.
Bruce Sharp, 45, is being treated for non-life threatening first- and second-degree burns. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says he was burned on about half his body.READ MORE: Baltimore Woman Jamerria Hall, Accused Of Killing Her Two Children, Found Incompetent To Stand Trial
The office says Sharp was injured while igniting a 270-gallon barrel that had been converted into a grill. Vapors from the
flammable liquid caused a flash that burned him.
Sharp drove himself to a local hospital but was transferred to the burn unit at Washington Hospital Center.MORE NEWS: Moderna's Vaccine Is The Most Effective, But Pfizer And J&J Also Protect Well, CDC-led Study Says
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