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Man burned while clearing brush at Halifax golf course

Dec. 10, 2013, Halifax – The RCMP say provincial work safety officials are investigating after a man received serious burns while working at a golf course near Halifax.

December 10, 2013
By The Canadian Press

Dec. 10, 2013, Halifax – The RCMP say provincial work safety officials are investigating after a man received serious burns while working at a golf course near Halifax.

Police say they were called to the Lost Creek Golf Course in Beaver Bank after a worker was reportedly injured.

The Mounties say a preliminary investigation has found the 50-year-old man was clearing brush when he caught fire after the accelerant he was using spread.

The man was taken to hospital with serious burns.