Odessa Man Burned After Fireplace Mishap

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man burned part of his body after a fireplace mishap on Sunday night.

The man caught fire at a home on North Seward Street.

Police say he was trying to light his fireplace with diesel fluid.

The explosive flames burned more than 20 percent of his body.

We're told he was not transported to the hospital.