#Milford CT–An employee of City Carting on Old Gate Road is recovering from burns he received over sixty percent of his body. The 18 year old man was standing near a 55 gallon drum which for unknown reasons had a fire burning in it. Milford officials said a flammable liquid used to start the fire raged out of control burning the man. Coworkers got the man to the ground, pulled his burning clothes off and extinguished the fire. The incident took place Tuesday around 11am and the victim is recovering in Bridgeport Hospital with second degree burns on sixty percent of his body. His name has not be released.

By Stephen Krauchick

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