Region 8 man in burn unit after getting pushed into campfire

FULTON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Fulton County Police need your help in finding out who knocked a Region 8 man into a camp fire.

The incident happened over the Memorial Day weekend in Fulton County.

According to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, 23-year-old Chris Smith was camping with two friends when they got into a fight with some nearby campers.

Police say Smith was knocked into a fire during the altercation. Smith was then transported to the St. John's Burn Unit in Springfield, Missouri with burns to 40% of his body. Police have not released Smith's condition at this time.

Police are currently interviewing witnesses, but have yet to release a motive in the attack.

Investigators are asking for your help finding his attackers. If you have any information that can help police with this investigation, call the Fulton County Sheriff's Office at (870) 895-2601.

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