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Carroll County Man Injured In Fuel Tank Incident

Carroll County Man Injured In Fuel Tank Incident

A man sustained minor burns to his leg Monday when he accidentally ignited a recreational camper's fuel tank.

The State Fire Marshal's Office said the incident occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Shiloh Ave., in Hampstead. The investigation revealed that a man was cutting apart a camper with a saw when he struck the fuel tank. The remaining fuel vapors in the tank ignited and caused a spark.

Officials said the victim refused to be taken to the hospital and was treated at the scene.

 

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