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Report: Two treated for 'serious' burns
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Two men severely burned around 8:45 a.m. Thursday morning after they tried to warm up against the freezing temperatures are being treated for "serious" burn injuries in Augusta, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson. Willie Holloway, 53, Jessie Holloway Road, Portal, and Vernon Knight, 54, Mincey Street, Metter, were at Bulloch Concrete and Stone on Northside Drive West, trying to warm themselves up with a fire in a burn barrel, he said. In a move to relieve themselves from the cold, one of the men poured a flammable liquid to the flames, he said.
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