Shoals man injured in Christmas Eve fire

SHOALS – An elderly Shoals man suffered burns to his face and arms in a garage fire on Christmas Eve.

Firefighters from the Shoals Fire Department and Martin County Civil Defense Fire & Rescue were alerted to the blaze at 10:56 a.m. in the 14000 block of Ironton Road.

The male was transported by private vehicle to an area hospital for treatment.

Also responding were deputies from the Martin County Sheriff’s Department and Martin County Ambulance service.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.