CROWN CITY - A Crown City man reportedly suffered serious burns to his upper body after the trailer he was living in caught on fire Friday evening.
The Gallipolis Volunteer Fire Department, with mutual aid from District II Volunteer Fire Department, responded to 14521 Ohio 7 South on a report of a trailer fire with entrapment at 8:43 p.m.
Upon arrival, firefighters found the victim, Charles Barry, 63, had escaped the blaze with the help of two bystanders, but was seriously injured with first, second and third degree burns to his arms, chest and face.
Barry was taken by MedFlight to Cabell Huntington Hospital. No further information was available regarding his condition.
The damages to the trailer and contents was an estimated $60,000. The cause of the fire is unknown, but foul play is not suspected.