Trash fire burns, kills Fayette Co. man

ambulance (KXAN photo)

LA GRANGE, Texas (KXAN) – A Fayette County man suffered severe burns while burning trash Saturday along Golden Valley Road in the West Point area.

Deputies say the man, who hasn’t been identified, was burning trash when the fire got out of control. He was flown by medical helicopter to a San Antonio burn center where he was later pronounced dead.

The La Grange Fire Department was called in to put the fire out while Fayette County EMS treated the injured man. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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