Southwest Jeff Co. man dies after receiving severe burns

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 22, 2012 at 8:35 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 24 at 11:57 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Louisville man is dead after receiving third degree burns on much of his body Saturday.

MetroSafe dispatchers say they received a call of a man on fire at a home in the 9700 block of Nordic Drive in southwest Jefferson County.

When emergency crews arrived, they rushed the man to the hospital with very serious burns.

According to a representative at the PRP fire department, the victim, who has not been identified, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday night.

Firefighters say this case is under investigation and no details about how the fire started are being released yet.
 

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