A man suffered severe burns when he threw a flammable liquid onto a fire in Alton on Saturday morning, according to police scanner traffic.
Fire department and EMS personnel responded to the 2700 block of Tulane Street at approximately 11:50 a.m., according to Lt. Dan Rauschkolb.
The victim was transported by ARCH Air Medical Services to a hospital in St. Louis. The man’s identity and condition were not immediately available.
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