PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Emergency crews discovered a burn victim after responding to a brush fire in Central Palm Beach County.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said units were called to the 4600 block of South Congress Avenue just after 3 p.m.
After they arrived they found a man in the blaze near the location of a camp for transients.
They say they are assuming the victim was homeless and a fire was set either to heat food or stay warm.
Fire rescue said the man was transported by helicopter as a trauma patient to Delray Medical Center.
He has severe burns to one side of his body.
The fire is out.