A man has been flown to hospital with serious burns after trying to extinguish his motorhome that caught alight on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula.
The Adelaide Advertiser reports that the man, who was in his 70s, suffered facial burns when he was trying to fight the fire on his property at McCracken yesterday afternoon.
Emergency services arrived at the home in the early afternoon, where they found the man with injuries.
The Advertiser reports that the man was treated by paramedics who hosed him down with water at the scene.
He was eventually flown to Adelaide’s Royal Alexander Hospital where he is undergoing further treatment.
The motorhome was completely destroyed the blaze, which was extinguished by fire crews.