Man Injured in Spray Paint Can Explosion

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says a man was severely burned in a spray paint can explosion Tuesday afternoon.

The sheriff's department responded to a home on County Road D near Birnamwood around 4:15 p.m. for a man that suffered serious injuries.

Investigators say a juvenile male had punctured a spray paint can while the victim was holding an open flame near it. The spray paint can burst into flames causing 3rd degree burns to a large portion of his body.

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