Amarillo man suffers burns in alley fire

A man has suffered burns after a propane tank he was cooking on sparked.

The Amarillo Fire Department says they were called to an outdoor fire in the alley behind 1023 Southwest 5th around 6:24 p.m. Sunday night. When crews arrived they found a large fire in the alley that was close to a structure. The fire in the alley was quickly controlled.

The burn victim was transported to Northwest Texas Hospital. Fire officials have ruled the cause as accidental.