News Sections
Audio
Freetown Man In Critical Condition After Home Explodes
Updated October 29, 2015 10:06 AM | Filed under: Fire
 Print    Archive    RSS
20151028st_man_hurt_in_blast_03aw.jpg
Facebook

(FREETOWN) - A Freetown man is in critical condition in the burn unit at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis after he received burns when his home blew up on Monday.

Police says David Painter was burned when the furnace in his one-story, wood-framed home at 4807 W. Columbus Pike exploded.

The 54-year-old was treated by personnel with Jackson County Emergency Medical Services before being flown from a field across from his home to the burn unit in Indianapolis.

Police and Painter credit 39-year-old neighbor, Joe Francis, for saving his life.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File