Kingsville firefighter sent to San Antonio burn center

The chief of the Kleberg County Volunteer Fire Department, who is employed as a bus driver for the Ricardo Independent School District, was sent via HALO Flight Wednesday to a San Antonio burn center after receiving possible second- or third-degree burns

KINGSVILLE (KIII NEWS) - The chief of the Kleberg County Volunteer Fire Department, who is employed as a bus driver for the Ricardo Independent School District, was sent via HALO Flight Wednesday to a San Antonio burn center after receiving possible second- or third-degree burns from a burst radiator.

According to Kleberg County Judge Rudy Madrid, Kleberg County Volunteer Fire Chief Patrick Guzman was checking under the hood of one of the buses when its radiator ruptured, spewing scalding hot water all over him. HALO Flight was contacted and he was transported to San Antonio.

This is a developing story and 3News will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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