- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 27, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A man being treated in a Milwaukee hospital emergency room was burned when he started a small fire.

Milwaukee Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing says the man was being treated with oxygen when he flicked a handheld lighter and ignited the fire at Aurora Sinai Hospital Monday night.

WTMJ-TV (https://bit.ly/1CJRUQb ) reports nurses used an extinguisher to put out the fire. The patient was taken to the burn unit at Saint Mary’s Hospital.


Information from: WTMJ-TV, https://www.todaystmj4.com

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