Wiper-fluid fire burns man’s leg | VailDaily.com

Wiper-fluid fire burns man’s leg

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado

GYPSUM ” A man burned his leg filling rental vehicles with windshield wiper fluid Tuesday afternoon, said Chief Dave Vroman of the Gypsum Fire Department.

Flammable ethanol in the windshield wiper fluid led to the fire at the Eagle County airport, Vroman said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, he said.

The man’s burns were minor and the fire was out when fire fighters arrived, he said. Vroman refused to release the man’s name and age.

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