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Man burned in Putnam County trash fire, deputies say

PCSO: Man suffers 3rd-degree burns to over 30 percent of his body

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BOSTWICK, Fla. – A man was burned Friday afternoon in a trash fire in Bostwick, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said. 

Fire responders were called about 3:15 p.m. to the fire off Palmetto Bluff Road. 

The man suffered third-degree burns over 30 percent of his body, including his hands, arms and face, deputies said.

He's expected to be taken to the UF Health Shands Hospital Burn Unit in Gainesville

News4Jax will update this story as more details become available.