Midland man who accidentally caught himself on fire dies from his injuries

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

A Midland man who suffered third degree burns in a shed fire last week died Wednesday from his injuries.

David Aguirre had been hospitalized at University Medical Center in Lubbock since July 11th.

Aguirre accidentally caught himself on fire inside this shed while removing a gas tank from a car.

Firefighters say a sudden spark ignited the tank.

An account has been set up at Heritage USA Community Federal Credit Union.