Man Airlifted From Refinery With Serious Burns

At approximately 11:12 am, New Castle County Paramedics, Delaware City Fire Company, and Delaware State Police Aviation were dispatched to the Schoolhouse Road entrance to the refinery for a burn patient.

Upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found a 46-year-old male patient in the care of Delaware City Fire Company EMTs. The patient suffered significant burns and injuries to his upper extremities. He was treated on scene by New Castle County Paramedics and was transported to Christiana Hospital via Delaware State Police Aviation Trooper 4. The patient was in serious but stable condition at the time of transport.

Delaware State Fire Marshalls are investigating the incident.

Responding Agencies:
New Castle County EMS (Paramedics)
Delaware City Fire Company
Delaware State Police
Delaware State Fire Marshalls

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