Man badly burned in farm accident - - Jackson, MS

Man badly burned in farm accident

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A Jones County received second degree burns after he was injured trying to move some hay bales that caught fire on his farm Saturday.

Officials have not released the name of the victim, but they say the middle-aged man received burns over 40% of his body at this farm on daisy drive. They say he was trying to remove some burning hay bales from this barn with a tractor when it caught fire. He jumped away, but not before being seriously burned.

Officials say some children accidentally set the hay bales on fire.

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