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

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

September 26th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

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.

Firefighters fight a fire at a Brainerd house...

Photo by Contributed Photo /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.