Cumberland Times-News

Police Log

December 1, 2013

Man suffers burns along canal towpath - 12/02

CUMBERLAND — An unidentified man was taken to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for treatment of burns that he apparently sustained Sunday while on the C&O Canal towpath near Oldtown.

The Allegany County 911 Emergency Center alerted Oldtown and District 16 fire and rescue volunteers to the incident at 2 p.m.

The emergency center said the victim apparently suffered burns to his head but no information was available concerning the severity of his injuries.

The National Park Service responded to investigate the incident.

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