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Fire Crews, Police Respond to Burn Victim in Concord: FD

Fire crews on Thursday responded to a report of a burn victim in Concord in what was a possible assault, according to the Contra Costa Fire District.

The report came in at about 2:20 p.m., along with the request for an air ambulance to the 1100 block of Meadow Lane, fire officials said.

Police spokesman Cpl. David Petty said a 39-year-old man "was a party to a disturbance and inadvertently spilled gas on himself."

"The gas was subsequently lit and ignited and he suffered some severe, non-life-threatening burns," Petty said.

The man was flown to the burn center at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

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