Man receives burns in Walmart parking lot

Man receives burns in Walmart parking lot

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - According to Pocahontas Police Chief Cecil Tackett a man was burned Monday afternoon after a fire started in his vehicle.

Tackett said the fire happened at the Walmart parking lot and it was accidental.

He said the man sustained burns to his left leg.

Tackett said he believed the man will be flown out of the Pocahontas Municipal Airport to an unknown hospital for treatment.

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