published Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Chattanooga fire victim dies at Augusta, Ga., burn center

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    Firefighters fight a fire at a Brainerd house that led to two people being injured and taken to a local hospital. Photo from Bruce Garner of the Chattanooga Fire Department.
    Photo by Contributed Photo /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

The elderly man who was severely burned in a house fire on Kemp Drive on Tuesday has died.

Chattanooga Fire Department spokesman Bruce Garner said Andrew Broomfield, 86, died about 2 p.m. Thursday at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Ga.

He said Broomfield had second- and third-degree burns to about 70 percent of his body.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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