A camper fire in Ryegate, Vt. has sent a man to the hospital with multiple third degree burns.
Ryegate Assistant Fire Chief Darryl Perkins says crews responded to a home on South Bayley Hazen Road in Ryegate at around 4:30 Saturday afternoon.
A camper on the property was on fire when crews arrived.
A man inside, who officials believe to be the sole occupant at the time, received third degree burns and was transported to the hospital.
Due to the extent of the man’s injuries, the Assistant Chief called a fire investigator to the scene.
Asst. Chief Perkins does not know at this time if the fire is being deemed suspicious.
The camper is a total loss.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.